Trifecta Consultants founder Sukrit Vijayakar shared his views on the likely direction of crude oil prices after Saudi Arabia decided to slash prices and flood the market with crude.

This was aired live on CNBC Awaz on Monday, 09 March, 2020.

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Trifecta is a young organization spearheaded by Sukrit Vijayakar, a veteran trader with over 25 years of trading experience in various markets.

Sukrit has set up the front office, middle office and back offices of many trading organizations: giving him marvelous insights into required systems and processes of these ecosystems. His experience covers requirements analysis and scoping, procurement, delivery, integration and implementation of Trade Capturing and Monitoring Software.

He has also trained hundreds of people from different organisations in different aspects trading in general, as well as trading in the oil markets, both physical and derivative.

As a domain expert, he can also help IT organizations liaise better with their clients, by improving their understanding of client needs and therefore significant reduction of software turnarounds.

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Oil Price Digest 09-Apr-2020

Crude Oil Oil futures strengthened late in the session on Wednesday, buoyed by hopes that OPEC and its allies will strike a production cut agreement on Thursday. Brent crude futures rose 97 cents to settle at $ 32.84 /bbl. WTI futures rose $1.46 to $25.09 a barrel. Brent turned negative briefly, after U.S. government data showed crude inventories last week soared by a record 15.2 million barrels, even as production was cut by 600 kbpd…

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Oil Price Digest 08-Apr-2020

Crude Oil Oil slumped on Tuesday as investors also grew cautious over expectations that the world’s biggest producers would quickly agree on output cuts.. Brent crude futures fell $ 1.18 to settle at $ 31.87 /bbl. WTI futures fell $2.45 to $23.63 a barrel. U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said OPEC had not asked him to push domestic oil producers to cut production to buttress prices. He also said U.S. output was already declining…

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Oil Price Digest 07-Apr-2020

Crude Oil Oil prices slumped on Monday after Saudi Arabia and Russia delayed a meeting of oil producers aimed at resolving growing worldwide oversupply.. Brent crude futures fell $ 1.06 to settle at $ 33.05 /bbl. WTI futures rose $2.26 to $26.08 a barrel. The OPEC+ group is working on a deal to cut production by about 10% of world supply, or 10 mbpd, but members states want that to be a global effort, one…

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Oil Price Digest 06-Apr-2020

Crude Oil Crude futures surged for a second day on Fridaydue to hopes that a global deal to cut crude supply worldwide will emerge early next week. Brent crude futures rose $ 4.17 to settle at $ 34.11 /bbl. WTI futures rose $3.02 to $28.34 a barrel.  Both U.S. and Brent contracts posted their largest weekly percentage gains on record. Brent ended the week 36.8% higher, the largest weekly percentage gain in the contract’s history.…

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Oil Price Digest 03-Apr-2020

Crude Oil Crude prices posted their biggest-one day gains on record on Thursday after President Donald Trump said he expects Russia and Saudi Arabia to announce a major oil production cut. Brent crude futures fell $ 5.20 to settle at $ 29.90 /bbl. WTI futures rose $5.01 to $25.32 a barrel. President Trump said he had spoken to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and expects Saudi Arabia and Russia to cut oil output by…

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Oil Price Digest 02-Apr-2020

Crude Oil Oil prices fell on Wednesday after U.S. crude inventories rose last week by the most since 2016, while gasoline demand suffered its biggest weekly drop ever due to the coronavirus pandemic. Brent crude futures fell $ 1.61 to settle at $ 24.31 /bbl. WTI futures fell 17 cents to $20.31 a barrel.  Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Wednesday for global oil producers and consumers to address “challenging” oil markets while U.S. President…

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Oil Price Digest 01-Apr-2020

Crude Oil Brent crude plunged to its cheapest level in almost 18 years on Monday and U.S. crude briefly tumbled below $20 a barrel as investors faced the growing prospect that the global coronavirus shutdown could last for months. Brent crude futures fell just 2 cents to settle at $22.74 a barrel ahead of expiry.  The more active June contract too fell just 7 cents to settle at $ 26.35 /bbl. WTI futures rose  39…

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Oil Price Digest 31-Mar-2020

Crude Oil Brent crude plunged to its cheapest level in almost 18 years on Monday and U.S. crude briefly tumbled below $20 a barrel as investors faced the growing prospect that the global coronavirus shutdown could last for months. Brent crude futures fell $2.17 to settle at $22.76 a barrel, the lowest close since November 2002. WTI futures fell $1.42 to to $20.09 a barrel, the lowest close since February 2002. Declining demand and swiftly…

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Oil Price Digest 30-Mar-2020

Crude Oil Oil prices plunged 5% on Friday as demand destruction caused by the coronavirus outweighed stimulus efforts by policymakers around the world. Brent crude futures fell $1.41 to settle at $24.93 a barrel. WTI futures fell $1.09 to $21.51 a barrel. Both contracts posted a fifth straight weekly loss with Brent falling 8% and WTI more than 3%. Both contracts are down nearly two thirds this year. The Group of 20 major economies on…

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Oil Price Digest 27-Mar-2020

Crude Oil Oil prices dropped more than $1 a barrel on Thursday as a growing number of virus-related restrictions on travel slashed global fuel demand. Brent crude futures fell $1.05 to settle at $26.34 a barrel. WTI futures fell $1,89 to $22.60 a barrel. The head of the IEA said worldwide oil demand could drop as much as 20 million barrels per day, or 20% of total demand, as 3 billion people are currently under…

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Oil Price Digest 26-Mar-2020

Crude Oil U.S. crude prices settled higher on Wednesday, bolstered by progress on a massive pending U.S. economic stimulus package. Brent crude futures rose 24 cents to settle at $27.39 a barrel. WTI futures rose 48 cents to $24.49 a barrel.   China is buying a record 1.6 million MT of Russian oil for loading at sea over the next four weeks, taking advantage of rock bottom prices for Russia’s flagship Urals grade combined with…

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