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Oil prices rise 2% on fears Suez blockage may last weeks

Brent Crude was trading 3.60% up at $64.16. Oil prices reversed a sharp sell-off a day earlier to rise about 2% on Friday on mounting fears that it could take weeks to dislodge a giant container ship blocking the Suez Canal, which would squeeze supplies of crude and refined...

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Brent crude hits $70 as China energy demand outlook brightens

Brent Crude was trading 1.14% down at $68.41. Oil prices rose on Monday, with Brent reaching $70 a barrel, as data showed China’s economic recovery accelerated at the start of 2021, boosting the energy demand outlook at the world’s largest oil importer. Brent Crude futures for May were steady...

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Oil hits almost 14-month high after OPEC+ extends output cuts

WTI CRUDE was trading 2.48 up at $65.41. Oil prices jumped more than 2% on Friday, hitting their highest in nearly 14 months after OPEC and its allies agreed not to increase supply in April as they await a more substantial recovery in demand. Brent crude futures were up $1.52,...

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Oil optimism unwinding market’s mad dash for storage

Brent was trading 0.06 up at $63.73. When the world economy slammed on the brakes last year, there was a rush to store a wave of unwanted crude and products, but rising prices and optimism about demand is spurring a swift unwinding of storage contracts. At the end of...

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