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Oil slips from one-month high after U.S. fuel inventory surge

Brent Oil was trading 1.44%Up at $81.93. Oil prices lost ground on Thursday, falling from their highest levels in more than a month after U.S. fuel stockpiles surged amid declining demand. The global benchmark Brent crude futures fell 63 cents, or 0.8%, to $80.17 a barrel, as of 0727...

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Oil prices steady ahead of OPEC+ meeting

Brent Oil was trading 0.70% Up at $79.53. Oil prices were largely steady on Tuesday as investors expected major producers to agree to stick to their planned output increase at their meeting later in the day amid diminishing concerns over the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19. Brent...

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Oil prices slide as rapid Omicron spread dims fuel demand outlook

Brent Oil was trading 3.52% down at $70.94. Oil prices slumped by about $3 on Monday as surging cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant in Europe and the United States stoked investor worries that new mobility restrictions to combat its spread could hit fuel demand. Brent Crude futures fell...

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Oil gains as investors see limited Omicron impact on demand

Brent Oil  was trading 1.34% up at  $76.19. Oil prices extended their rally on Monday as investor appetite improved amid growing relief the Omicron coronavirus variant may not cause severe illness and will likely have a limited impact on global fuel demand. Brentfutures climbed 94 cents, or 1.3%, to $76.09...

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Oil prices on track for biggest weekly gain since August

Brent Oil was trading 0.05%down at $74.36. Oil prices were on track for their biggest weekly gain since late August, with market sentiment buoyed by easing concerns over the Omicron coronavirus variant’s impact on global economic growth and fuel demand. The Brent and WTI benchmarks were both on course...

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OPEC+ starts two days of talks amid oil price gyrations, Omicron fears

Brent Oil was trading 3.43% up at $73.70. OPEC and its allies begin two days of meetings on Wednesday to decide whether to release more oil into the market or restrain supply amid big gyrations in crude prices and uncertainty about the impact of the Omicron coronavirus variant on...

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Global jet fuel demand under pressure from Omicron, border curbs

Brent Oil was trading 2.43% down at $71.70. Global jet fuel markets stayed under pressure on Tuesday as more countries expanded border restrictions to keep the new Omicron coronavirus variant at bay, prompting travellers to reconsider their plans. Jet fuel demand – the biggest laggard in the oil complex...

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Oil prices off 7-week lows but under pressure as release of reserves eyed

Brent Oil was trading 0.74%down at $81.87. Oil prices came off seven-week lows on Monday but remained under pressure after Japan said it was weighing releasing oil reserves and as the COVID-19 situation in Europe worsened, raising concerns about both oversupply and weak demand. Brent lost 26 cents, or...

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Oil rises as investors look past possible reserve releases

Brent Oil was trading 0.74% down at $81.87. Oil prices rose on Friday, after wild swings the day before, on investor concerns that potential coordinated releases by the world’s major economies of their official crude reserves to try to lower prices may have less of an impact than expected....

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Oil prices on track for weekly dip as dollar firms

Brent Oil was trading 0.52% down at $82.41. Oil prices fell on Friday, wiping out gains from the previous session, as the dollar continued to gain on bets the U.S. central bank will bring forward plans to raise rates to tame inflation. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures...

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