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Energy markets are in a free-fall, with WTI crude prices reaching their lowest levels since 2002, as it is clear that they are facing both demand and supply shock, strategists at TD Securities apprise. 

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“The 60d ma of all technical signals in our basket of 75 momentum and mean-reversion strategies, highlights that 19% of signals are short in WTI crude — suggesting substantial room for further deterioration.”

“Among the momentum signals alone, there remains substantial room for deterioration with only 33% of signals short.” 

“As Saudi Arabia boosts exports to a record high of 10m bpd, we suspect that the price war is here to stay — forming a downtrend that may outlast the virus’ demand shock alone.”