Brent Crude – Will it Break Below $50

Brent crude has found a new lease of life in the last 24 hours, having come under significant pressure in recent weeks around what has turned out to be a significant level of support.

So what spurred the sudden move higher in Brent? Will it last or is the psychologically significant $50 a barrel level destined to break?

Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses all of this and gives his analysis on the daily, 4-hour, 1-hour and 15 minute charts.

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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Currency Analyst at OANDA
Based in London, England, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a Market Analyst. With more than five years' experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while conducting macroeconomic commentary. He has been published by The Financial Times, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal and The Telegraph, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on networks including Sky News, Bloomberg, CNBC and BBC. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and he is recognized as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.