November 2022

Oil prices rose in early trade on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more sharply than expected last week, highlighting supply tightness ahead of a looming European Union ban and G7 price cap on Russian oil. Brent crude futures gained 25 cents, or 0.3%, to $88.61 a barrel at 0101 GMT, while U.S. West Read More

Oil prices rose on Tuesday and settled higher after news that oil supply to Hungary via the Druzhba oil pipeline has been temporarily suspended due to a fall in pressure. Brent crude futures rose 72 cents to settle at $93.86 a barrel, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude rose $1.05 to $86.92. Russia’s state-owned pipeline monopoly Transneft has Read More

Oil prices extended losses in early Asian trade on Tuesday after OPEC cut its 2022 global demand forecast, while rising Covid-19 case numbers in China clouded the outlook for fuel consumption in the world’s top crude importing nation. Brent crude futures fell 39 cents, or 0.4%, to $92.75 a barrel by 0133 GMT after settling Read More

Gold prices jumped over 2% on Tuesday to firm above the key $1,700 per ounce level, boosted by a fall in the dollar and bond yields and technical buying, while market focus remained on U.S. inflation data later this week. Spot gold rose 2.2% to $1,711.87 per ounce Tuesday afternoon, its highest level since Oct. Read More

Oil prices edged 2% lower on Tuesday on growing worries about fuel demand as COVID-19 outbreaks worsened in top crude importer China, and jitters about the outcome of U.S. Midterm elections. Brent futures for January delivery fell $2.34 to $95.59 a barrel, a 2.4% loss. U.S. crude fell $2.64, or 2.9%, to $89.15 per barrel. Read More

Oil prices slid in early trade on Friday, extending losses from the previous session on fears U.S. interest rates will go higher than previously expected and fresh concerns that Covid outbreaks will dent fuel demand in China. Brent crude futures dropped by 22 cents, or 0.2%, to $94.45 a barrel at 0025 GMT after falling 1.5% Read More