(Time Zone: Arizona, USA)
Mr. Sriram Iyer, Senior Research Analyst at Reliance Securities
International oil prices ended flat on Thursday as a falling dollar offset earlier declines caused by an increase in U.S. gasoline stockpiles and subdued demand.
Domestic crude prices ended flat on Thursday, tracking overseas prices.
The U.S. dollar fell to a two-week low against a basket of currencies, tracking Treasury yields lower, after data showed a surprise rise in U.S. weekly jobless claims.
Iran and the United States held talks with other powers on reviving a nuclear deal reviving tentative hopes Tehran might see some sanctions lifted and add to global supplies. A potential for 2 million bpd in additional oil supply could flow into the markets if a deal is struck.
Russian oil and gas condensate output rose to 10.52 million barrels per day (bpd) in April 1-6, up from 10.25 million bpd on average in March.
International oil prices have started flat this Friday morning in Asian trade.
Technically, WTI Crude Oil supports are at $59.00 and $58.40. Resistances are at $60.30 and $60.70.
Domestic crude could start flat this Friday morning, tracking international prices.
Technically, MCX Crude Oil April supports are at 4400 and 4320. Resistances are at 4470 and 4500.
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