05 JAN 10:03
Geopolitical tensions fuel Brent’s positive start to 2024
Brent is set to be kept rangebound between $70 and the low-$80s. Although rising geopolitical tensions are feeding into supply-side fears, which have helped support oil prices, its near-term gains are set to remain limited by the darkening global demand outlook.
28 DEC 14:48
Brent set for first yearly drop in 3 years
The global oil benchmark has been unable to keep its head above the psychologically-important $80/bbl line, for now. Stronger support may arrive as trading volumes are restored in the new year, provided the US dollar keeps moving lower on hopes for Fed rate cuts in 2024.