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COMMODITY – Oil prices rise on China energy demand concerns

Brent Oil was trading 0.84% upat $85.06. Oil prices rose on Tuesday as a supply crunch in natural gas, electricity and coal continued across the globe while falling temperatures in China revived concerns over whether the world’s biggest energy consumer can meet domestic demand for heating. The Brent Crude...

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Oil prices scale $85/bbl on back of supply deficit

Brent Oil was trading 0.79% up at  $84.76. Oil prices hit a fresh three-year high on Friday, climbing above $85 a barrel on forecasts of a supply deficit over the next few months as rocketing gas and coal prices stoke a switch to oil products. Brent crude futures were up 80...

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Oil prices climb on upgrade to IEA demand forecast

Brent Oil was trading 1.13% up at  $84.22. Oil prices rose by about 1% on Thursday after the International Energy Agency said that record natural gasprices will boost demand for oil and top oil producer Saudi Arabia dismissed calls for additional OPEC+ supplies. Brent crude futures gained 87 cents, or 1.1%,...

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Oil falls on concerns of faltering economic growth to hit demand

Brent Oil was trading 0.60% downat $82.92. Oil prices edged down on Wednesday on concerns that oil demand growth will fall as major economies suffer through inflation and supply chain issues though surging prices for power generation fuel such as coal and natural gaslimited losses. Brent Crudefutures fell 24...

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Oil Down Over Surprise Build in U.S. Crude Oil Supplies, Possible U.S. Default

Brent Oil was trading 0.74% downat $77.80. Oil was down Wednesday morning in Asia as investors digested a surprise integration of U.S. petroleum supplies. Brent oil futures slid 1.47% to $77.20 by 12:31 AM ET (4:31 AM GMT) and WTI futures fell 1.53% to $74.14. U.S. petroleum supply data...

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Oil heads for third week of gains as output stumbles

Brent Oil was trading 0.10% downat $77.16. Oil prices steadied on Friday near a two-month high above $77 a barrel and were headed for a third straight week of gains, supported by global output disruptions and inventory draws. The rally was slightly dampened by China’s first public sale of...

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Oil holds above $75 as storm-hit U.S. supply returns slowly

Brent Oil was trading 0.46% down at $75.34. Brent oil futures dipped on Friday but held above $75 a barrel, remaining on track for weekly gains of more than 3% thanks to the slow recovery in output after two hurricanes in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Brent Crudefutures fell...

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Oil prices climb after drawdown in stocks, positive demand outlook

Brent Oil was trading 0.78% up at $74.37. Oil prices climbed on Wednesday after industry data showed a larger than expected drawdown in crude oil stocks in the United States, the world’s largest oil consumer, and on expectations that demand will recover as vaccine roll-outs widen. But a fall...

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