Oil prices are in decline despite reports of energy production problems in Iraq and Libya.
The oil market is within an upward trend on Monday due to the news from Libya. Libyan State Oil Company "National Oil Corp." reported the day before that the army of General Khalifa Haftar had blocked the main pipeline.
Gold maintains a moderately upward-oriented movement vector, as investors doubt the potential success of the interim trade agreement between the United States and China, and fear a trade conflict in the future.
The oil market partially recovered after the WTI and Brent quotes fell to 5-week lows.
During the Asian session on Thursday, the price of gold fell after the US and China signed an interim trade agreement.