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Market Sentiment Positive Despite Oil Price Surge | Webinar

Market Sentiment Positive Despite Oil Price Surge | Webinar

Martin Essex, MSTA,
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Market sentiment analysis:

  • Traders have become more optimistic despite the weekend attacks on an oil processing facility and an oil field in Saudi Arabia.
  • That’s helping world stock markets and “risk on” currencies.

Risk on now the dominant market theme

Market sentiment is broadly positive despite Saturday’s attacks on Saudi Aramco’s oil processing facility at Abqaiq and the nearby Khurais oil field that led to a huge rise in the prices of crude oil. Rather than prompting a jump in demand for safe havens such as gold, stock markets are buoyant, as are risk-on currencies.

EURUSD Price Chart, Two-Hour Timeframe (August 30 – September 17, 2019)

Latest EURUSD price chart.

Chart by IG (You can click on it for a larger image)

In this webinar, I looked at the trends in the major currency, commodity and stock markets, at the forward-looking data on the economic calendar this week, at the new IG Client Sentiment page on the revamped DailyFX website, at the new IG Client Sentiment reports that accompany it and at the DailyFX Trading Global Markets Decoded podcasts, such as this one.

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--- Written by Martin Essex, Analyst and Editor

Feel free to contact me via the comments section below, via email at or on Twitter @MartinSEssex

DailyFX provides forex news and technical analysis on the trends that influence the global currency markets.