Brent Crude Futures

Brent Crude Futures

A futures contract on crude oil drilled in the North Sea. Prices for Brent crude futures are used as benchmarks for future oil prices in Africa, Europe and the Middle East. As such, Brent crude futures are important indicators of oil and other energy markets.
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Brent crude futures fell 58 cents, or 1%, to settle at $59.34 a barrel.
Brent crude futures rose 1% to $ 60.10 a barrel, while US West Texas Intermediate crude rose 1.3% to $ 55.63 a barrel.
Oil prices traded higher as Brent crude futures rose 0.8% to trade at $59.09 per barrel, while US WTI crude futures rose 0.8% to trade at $55.34 a barrel.
Brent crude futures rose 23 cents to $64.06 a barrel at 5pm BST, while West Texas Intermediate futures fell seven cents to $56.70 a barrel.
Brent crude futures were down 4 cents at $66.44 a barrel as they fell 0.4% overnight, while U.S.
Front-month Brent crude futures LCOc1, the international benchmark for oil prices, were down 0.4% at $63.60 per barrel by 0112 GMT.
Meanwhile, Brent crude futures, the global oil benchmark, rose 0.47 per cent to USD 61.60 per barrel.
Oil prices rose on Tuesday, with Brent crude futures recording $70.16 per barrel, up $0.05, supported by tighter global supplies that have helped to offset persistent worries that demand will be hurt by the continuing United States-Chinese trade conflict.
Brent crude futures were $ 61.06 a barrel at 0755 GMT, up 22 cents, or 0.4 percent above the previous close.
International Brent crude futures LCOc1 were at $61.59 per barrel at 0555 GMT, down 9 cents, or 0.15 per cent, from their last close.
Brent crude futures LCOc1, the international benchmark for oil prices, were at $76.79 per barrel at 0654 GMT, down 53 cents, or 0.7 percent, from their last close.
Brent crude futures were at $79.40 per barrel at 0655 GMT, up 0.12 percent from their last close.