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Oil slides on China Demand Worries

Oil prices slid on Wednesday as Covid-19 cases in China continued to climb, sparking worries about lower fuel demand in the world’s top crude importer that outweighed concerns about an escalation of geopolitical tensions and tighter oil supply. Brent crude futures dropped by 60c, or 0.6%, to $93.26 a barrel …

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Oil Rises on Drop in US Crude Inventories, Weaker Dollar

Oil prices rose more than 1% on Wednesday after industry data showed a surprise drop in US crude inventories, suggesting demand is holding up despite steep interest-rate hikes dampening global growth. Brent crude futures rose $1.13, or 1.2%, to $95.78 a barrel at 4.41am GMT, while US West Texas Intermediate …

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Oil Dips as Cost of Living Expected to Hit Fuel Demand

Oil prices dipped on Tuesday, paring some gains from the previous session, as the market feared that more aggressive interest rates hikes from central banks may lead to a global economic slowdown and soften fuel demand. Brent crude futures for October settlement dropped 81c, or 0.7%, to $104.28 a barrel …

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Oil Rallies with Market Cautious over Tight Supply

Oil prices rose 1% on Tuesday, clawing back more of last week’s losses as investors focused on tight supplies of crude and fuel products rather than concerns about a recession dampening demand. Brent crude futures rose $1.08, or about 1%, to $115.21 a barrel at 4am GMT, adding to a …

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Oil Rises as China Downturn Fears Ease

Oil prices climbed on Tuesday as fears of a demand downturn in China eased after Shanghai relaxed some Covid-19 related restrictions, and oil cartel OPEC warned it would be impossible to increase output enough to offset lost Russian supply. Brent crude futures were up $1.72, or 1.75%, to $100.20 a …

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