Oil near one-month high on easing concerns over Omicron
28 Dec 2021
Oil gained more ground on Tuesday with prices trading close to last session’s one-month high on expectations that the Omicron coronavirus variant will have only a limited impact on global demand. Brent crude rose 7 cents, or 0.1%, to $78.67 a barrel, by 0115 GMT. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude rose 18 cents, or 0.2%, to $75.75 a barrel, gaining for a fifth straight session.