“This must have caused money managers some pain,” Ole Sloth Hansen, an analyst at Saxo Bank A/S, said in the article. “Calling the bottom of the market is one thing, but actually finding it is something else.”
WTI crude oil futures were trading around $75.5 per barrel Monday while Brent crude oil futures were hovering around $79.1 per barrel.
Oil prices has been falling as U.S. output reached a three-decade high, which exacerbated the global glut, and demand dipped due to a slowing global economy. [Oil ETFs Languish Under Extended Bearish Outlook]
“The market is under incredible pressure and it will stay that way until OPEC takes decisive action,” Rob Haworth, a senior investment strategist at U.S. Bank Wealth Management, said in the article.. “There has to be something that changes the story, which is that there’s too much supply.”
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Max Chen contributed to this article.