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Brent crude futures

Oil heads for sixth weekly gain amid supply concerns

Brent Oil was trading up 0.41%  at  $88.47. Oil prices rose on Friday, heading towards a sixth consecutive weekly gain, as geopolitical tensions continue to raise supply concerns. Brent crude futures were up 63 cents, or 0.7%, at $89.97 a barrel by 1013 GMT, having hit $91.04 on Thursday for...

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Oil prices rebound as growing political tensions fuel supply fears

Brent Oil was trading 0.72% up at  $87.48. Oil rose towards $89 a barrel on Wednesday, within sight of a seven-year high, supported by tight supply and geopolitical tensions in Europe and the Middle East that raise concerns about further disruption. U.S. President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he would...

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Oil falls as investors scoop up profits after U.S. inventory build

Brent Oil was trading 1.66% down at $86.95. Oil prices fell on Friday, after rising to seven-year highs this week, as investors took profits following a build-up in U.S. crude and fuel inventories, though overall sentiment remained solid due to concerns over tight supply and geopolitics. Brent crude futures...

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Oil prices slip from 2014 highs, supply concerns limit losses

Brent Oil was trading 0.42% down at  $88.05. Oil slipped on Thursday as investors took profits following a month-long rally in prices, but strong demand and short-term supply disruptions continue to support prices close to their highest levels since late 2014. Brent crude futures fell 49 cents, or 0.6%, to...

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Oil highest since 2014 as Turkey outage adds to tight supply outlook

Brent Oil was trading 1.31% up at  $88.62. Oil prices rose for a fourth day on Wednesday as an outage on a pipeline from Iraq to Turkey increased concerns about an already tight supply outlook amid worrisome geopolitical troubles in Russia and the United Arab Emirates. Brent crude futures rose...

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Oil prices hit 7-year highs as tight supply bites

Brent Oil was trading 1.13% up at  $87.61. Benchmark oil prices climbed to their highest level since 2014 on Tuesday as possible supply disruption after attacks in the Mideast Gulf added to an already tight supply outlook. Brent crude futures rose $1.02, or 1.2%, to $87.50 a barrel by 0924...

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Oil climbs on supply worries, limited Omicron impact

Brent Oil was trading 0.44% up at  $86.45. Oil prices rose on Monday, with Brent futures touching their highest in more than three years, as investors bet supply will remain tight amid restrained output by major producers with global demand unperturbed by the Omicron coronavirus variant. Brent crude futures gained...

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Commodity – Oil prices poised for fourth week of gains

Brent Oil was trading 1.10%up at $85.45. Oil futures rose on Friday and were set for a fourth week of gains, boosted by supply constraints and a weaker dollar, though an imminent release of crude reserves from China looms. Crude futures rose 85 cents, or 1%, to a two-month...

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Oil prices fall as global Omicron surge clouds fuel demand view

Brent Oil was trading 0.22% up at $84.48. -Oil prices slipped on Thursday, trimming big gains from the previous two sessions, amid uncertainty over near-term demand as cases of the highly contagious Omicron variant of the coronavirus surge around the globe. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures slipped...

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Oil prices shrug off Omicron slump, soar to 2-month highs

Brent Oil was trading 0.44% up at $82.48. Oil prices hit two-month highs on Wednesday on tight supply and easing concerns about the potential hit to demand from the Omicron coronavirus variant. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Tuesday the economy of the United States, the world’s biggest...

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