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Oil prices edged up on Monday 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 9 cents, or 0.1%, to $86.15 a barrel by 0539 GMT. Earlier in the session, the contract touched its highest since Oct. 3, Read More

Oil prices steadied on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on expectations that fuel demand will continue to strengthen as the U.S. Federal Reserve is likely to raise interest rates more slowly than expected. Brent and U.S. crude oil futures are trading at their highest since the highly contagious Omicron COVID-19 variant emerged in Read More

Oil prices climbed on Tuesday, with investors regaining some risk appetite as they await clues from the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman on potential interest rate rises and as some oil producers continued to struggle to beef up output. Brent crude futures gained 40 cents, or 0.5%, to $81.27 a barrel at 0529 GMT, after dropping Read More

Oil prices rose on Tuesday as investors expected OPEC+ producers meeting on output to stick with their planned increase for February based on indications Omicron would have only a mild impact on demand. Brent crude was up 48 cents, or 0.6%, at $79.46 a barrel at 1310 GMT, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude Read More

Oil slipped below $78 a barrel on Monday as OPEC+ looked set to agree to a further oil output increase and concern persisted about the demand impact of rising coronavirus cases, despite hopes of a further recovery in 2022. OPEC and its allies, or OPEC+, are expected on Tuesday to agree to the output hike. Read More

Oil prices fell 1% on Friday but were set to post their biggest annual gains in 12 years, spurred by the global economic recovery from the Covid-19 slump and producer restraint, even as infections surged to record highs around the world. On the last day of 2021, Brent crude futures were on track to end Read More

Oil prices rose on Monday due to hopes that the Omicron COVID-19 variant will have a limited impact on global demand in 2022, even as U.S. crude came under pressure from flight cancellations amid surging cases. More than 1,300 flights were cancelled by U.S. airlines on Sunday as COVID-19 reduced the number of available crews Read More

Oil prices were broadly stable on Thursday as signs that the worst effects of the Omicron variant might be more containable than previously feared were countered by new COVID-19 restrictions amid surging infections. Brent crude futures advanced 2.07%, or $1.56, to $76.85 per barrel, after a 1.8% gain in the previous session. U.S. West Texas Read More

Oil prices were broadly stable on Thursday as signs that the worst effects of the Omicron variant might be more containable than previously feared were countered by new COVID-19 restrictions amid surging infections. Brent crude futures advanced 2.07%, or $1.56, to $76.85 per barrel, after a 1.8% gain in the previous session. U.S. West Texas Read More

Oil prices shrugged off early gains on Thursday as countries imposed new travel curbs to combat surging cases, though the downside remained capped over positive developments around COVID-19. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were down 3 cents at $72.73 a barrel after jumping 2.3% in the previous session. Brent crude futures advanced 6 cents, or Read More

Oil prices rose again on Wednesday as the dollar slipped, with risk appetite returning as some governments resist imposing lockdowns to curb the spread of the omicron Covid-19 variant and as China said it would be able to sustain economic growth. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose 50 cents, or 0.7%, to $71.62 a barrel at Read More

Oil prices slumped on Monday as surging cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant in Europe and the United States stoked investor worries that new restrictions to combat its spread could dent fuel demand. Brent crude futures declined $2, or 2.7%, to end the day at $71.52 per barrel, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures settled 3.7%, Read More

Oil prices rose on Thursday as U.S. implied consumer petroleum demand surged to a record high in the world’s top oil consumer even as the omicron variant of coronavirus threatens to dent oil consumption globally. A signal by the U.S. Federal Reserve to tackle inflation before it derails the U.S. economy also boosted prices. Brent crude oil futures rose by 80 cents, or 1.1%, Read More

Oil prices extended gains on Thursday on confidence that the omicron coronavirus variant would not dent global growth, even as some governments stepped up curbs to stop its rapid spread. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose 28 cents, or 0.4%, to $72.64 a barrel at 0201 GMT, adding to a 0.4% gain in the previous session. Read More

Oil prices edged up on Tuesday after a near 5% rebound the day before as concerns about the impact of the omicron variant on global fuel demand eased while Iran nuclear talks hit roadblocks, delaying the return of Iranian crude supplies. Brent crude futures rose 34 cents, or 0.5%, to $73.42 a barrel at 0124 GMT, after Read More