Oil appreciates on China growth expectations
FXCM's CFD for Brent, UKOil, and its WTI CFD, USOil, have both moved into their bullish channel on the H4 time frame. Oil is responding to forecasts for China's growth.
Tomorrow and Friday will see PMI data released out of China. The market expects these to be higher than the previous prints. In anticipation, the stochastics have turned up. If they can take the 80+ levels and hold (blue arrow), an underlying positive momentum will be present. This could lead to a more sustained upswing.
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