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Oil prices climbed during early Asian trade on Monday as a weaker dollar and supply concerns ahead of the European Union embargo on Russian oil in December offset fears of a global recession that could dampen fuel demand. Brent crude futures rose $1.15, or 1.3%, to $92.50 a barrel by 0049 GMT after settling up Read More

Oil prices were broadly steady on Friday but on track for a weekly decline on fears of sharp interest rate increases expected to curb global economic growth and fuel demand. Brent crude futures were up 52 cents at $91.36 per barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures added 29 cents to trade at $85.39 per barrel. Both Read More

Oil prices rose in volatile trade on Tuesday as worries about tight fuel supplies ahead of winter offset investor concerns about lower demand in China, the world’s biggest crude importer, and further increases in U.S. and European interest rates. Brent crude had risen $1.16, or 1.2%, to $95.16 a barrel, while WTI crude increased by $1.16, or 1.3%, Read More

Oil prices tumbled on Thursday, as new Covid-19 lockdown measures in China added to worries that high inflation and interest rate hikes are denting fuel demand. Brent crude futures fell $2.50, or 2.6%, to $93.15 per barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures slid $2.31, or 2.6%, to $87.22 per barrel. “Western-world oil demand, as well as Read More

Oil prices rose in early Asian trade on Thursday after Saudi Arabia suggested the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries could consider cutting output, though bearish economic signals from central bankers and falling equities weighed. U.S. crude futures rose 34 cents to $95.23 a barrel by 0016 GMT, while Brent crude futures rose 51 cents, or $101.73 a Read More

Benchmark Brent oil climbed above $100 a barrel on Wednesday after Saudi Arabia suggested this week that OPEC could consider cutting output in response to poor liquidity in the crude futures market and fears about a global economic downturn. Brent for October settlement reached a three-week high and was last up 92 cents at $101.14 per Read More

Oil prices slumped on Monday as investors were concerned that aggressive U.S. interest rate hikes might weaken the global economy and fuel demand while a stronger dollar also weighed. Brent crude futures for October settlement fell 27 cents, or 0.3%, to $96.45 a barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures for September delivery, due Read More

Gold prices gained on Tuesday supported by a softer dollar, while market participants awaited U.S. inflation data for cues on the Federal Reserve’s policy tightening path. Spot gold was 0.4% higher at $1,794.76 per ounce, while U.S. gold futures rose 0.4% to $1,811.40. A weaker greenback makes gold less expensive for overseas buyers. The dollar Read More

Gold prices gained on Tuesday supported by a softer dollar, while market participants awaited U.S. inflation data for cues on the Federal Reserve’s policy tightening path. Spot gold was 0.4% higher at $1,794.76 per ounce, while U.S. gold futures rose 0.4% to $1,811.40. A weaker greenback makes gold less expensive for overseas buyers. The dollar Read More

Oil prices fell about 1% in early trade on Wednesday, reversing gains from the previous session ahead of a meeting OPEC+ producers on fears of a slowdown in global growth hitting fuel demand and a firmer dollar. Brent crude futures fell 94 cents, or 0.9%, to $99.60 a barrel at 0020 GMT, wiping out the previous Read More

Oil slipped on Tuesday as investors absorbed a bleak outlook for fuel demand with data pointing to a global manufacturing downturn just as OPEC+ producers meet this week to decide whether to increase supply. Surveys showed on Monday that factories across the United States, Europe and Asia struggled for momentum in July as flagging global Read More

Oil prices rose on Tuesday for a second day on increasing concerns about tightening European supply after Russia, a key oil and natural gas supplier to the region, cut gas supply through a major pipeline. Brent crude futures for September settlement rose $1.66, or 1.6%, to $106.81 a barrel, extending a 1.9% gain in the previous Read More

Oil prices fell more than $4 on Thursday after higher U.S. gasoline stockpiles stoked demand worries and returning energy supply from Libya and Russia eased supply concerns. Brent crude futures dropped $4.29, or 4%, to $102.65 a barrel by after slipping 0.4% in the previous session. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell $4.15, or Read More