CME Group’s preliminary readings for crude oil future markets noted traders partially reversed Friday’s pullback and rose by around 5.6K contracts at the beginning of the week. Volume, instead, went up sharply by around 472.1K contracts after two daily builds in a row.
WTI on its way to $65.00 and above
The rally in crude oil prices remains well and sound and manages to record new 2021 highs beyond $62.00 on Tuesday. Monday’s strong advance in WTI was accompanied by rising opening interest, leaving the door open to extra upside with the immediate target at the 2020 high in the $65.60 area per barrel.