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Any Brent strength is mainly bear closing

FXStreet (Łódź) - Independent Analyst Malcolm Graham-Wood reminds that after rallying on Friday Brent crude dropped below $102 last night and then on Monday ticked up to $102.46 but suggests that any strength is mainly bear closing.

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"The oil price is without doubt under pressure indicated by the Brent contango and by fairly random movements dictated by news such as the Ukraine attack on a Russian convoy on Friday night."

"Libya is without doubt increasing exports quite sharply adding to the Atlantic glut whilst Opec is well over 30m b/d."

"Sometimes differing organisations produce different statistics based on their own predilections, recently the UK’s OBR said that there was £62bn of oil revenues due from the North Sea by 2041 but the report out today by N-56, a pro-yes vote business organisation has come up with a number of £365bn, and the moon is made out of green cheese…"

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