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Oil Prices Extend Gain by 0.5% After Jerome Powell Signalled Slower Raise on Rates.

Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending big gains in the previous session after the U.S. Federal Reserve chief signalled the central bank may raise rates more slowly than expected, which should support oil demand in the near term. Benchmarks Brent and WTI are trading at their highest levels since the super contagious omicron variant of …

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Oil Prices Gain 0.8% Despite Worries on the Rapid Spread of Omicron

Oil prices rose on Tuesday, though investors remained worried about the rapid spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant globally, prompting countries to consider more restrictions potentially denting fuel demand. Brent crude futures increased by 59 cents, or 0.8%, to $72.11 a barrel by 0418 GMT while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose by …

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Oil Gains 0.4% Despite Growing Concerns on Europe Lockdowns, China Slowdown

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 oil futures rose 28 cents, or 0.4%, to $72.64 a barrel at 0201 GMT, adding to a 0.4% gain in …

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Oil Reverses Gains as Prices Dip 0.3% on GlaxoSmithkline Vaccine Optimism

Oil prices edged lower on Wednesday, reversing gains from earlier the week, as investors tried to assess the full impact of the omicron coronavirus variant on global fuel demand and the effectiveness of existing vaccines. Brent crude futures dropped 25 cents, or 0.3%, to $75.19 a barrel at 0129 GMT, after settling 3.2% higher on Tuesday. U.S. West …

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Oil Prices Edge Higher, as Investors Focus on OPEC+ Decision Oversupply Policy

Oil prices rose on Thursday, recouping the previous day’s losses, as investors adjusted positions ahead of an OPEC+ decision oversupply policy, but gains were capped amid fears the Omicron coronavirus variant will hurt fuel demand. Brent crude futures rose 85 cents, or 1.2%, to $69.72 by 0402 GMT, having eased 0.5% in the previous session. …

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Oil Prices Fall More than 2% after a Report Causes Doubt on the Effectiveness of Vaccines

Oil prices gave up gains on Tuesday, falling more than 2% along with broader financial markets after a media report cast doubt on the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines against the Omicron coronavirus variant. The head of drugmaker Moderna told the Financial Times that COVID-19 vaccines are unlikely to be as effective against the Omicron variant …

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Oil Prices Edge Lower, as Investors Wait for OPEC+ Response on U.S-led Crude Release

Oil prices ticked lower on Thursday with investors waiting to see how major producers respond to the emergency crude release by major consuming countries designed to cool the market, even as data pointed to healthy U.S. fuel demand. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures fell 9 cents, or 0.1%, to $78.30 a barrel at 0201 …

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