Oil settled higher Monday, with prices & # 39; the United States to put greater rise & # 39; One day in eight weeks – a few having suffered the worst session & # 39; percentage loss in three years.
Talk about a meeting of members of the Russian and Arab oil this week was running speculation & # 39; early agreement to cut production, prior to the meeting of 6 & # 39; December was awaited from the Petroleum Exporting Countries of the Organization.
January West Texas Intermediate Crude
CLF9, + 2.26%
rose $ 1.21, or 2.4%, to settle at $ 51.63 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. This was the largest percentage and dollar gains of 1 & # 39; in October, according to Dow Jones Market Data.
F & # 39; & # 39 with shortened session; holiday on Friday, the contract fell 7.7% to settle at $ 50.42 a barrel, marking the worst percentage of & # 39; losses 6 & # 39; July 2015 and the lowest settlement since 9 & # 39; October 2017. It also marked reduction young & # 39; 10.6%.
Point & # 39; & # 39 overall reference; January Brent
LCOF9, + 2.89%
also resumed Monday, up $ 1.68, or 2.9%, to $ 60.48 a barrel on ICE Futures Europe, having increased 6.1%, to $ 58.80 a barrel on Friday. Brent lost almost 12% during the week.
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Leaders of Saudi Arabia and Russia are scheduled to attend the Group & # 39; 20 gathering in Argentina later this week, according to Bloomberg News, which also reported that Saudi production rose to 11.2 million barrels day up 10.9 million barrels from 10.8 earlier this month.
The presence of Saudi Arabia and Russia reinforce the impression that the two nations "will try to reach an agreement before the meeting a few days later OPEP," said Phil Flynn, senior market analyst at Futures Price Group.
Concerns about the impending global oil glut pushed the next meeting of OPEC. The group can & # 39; re considering a solution to & # 39; supply balance, but keep prices from jumping higher, by keeping a & # 39; production targets set back in 2016, The Wall Street Journal reported, claiming sources.
Meanwhile, risky assets perceived such as oil and shares, which were also blocked last week, could get a boost if a summit between US President Donald Trump States and President Chinese Xi Jinping in G20 gives -Samit awaited breakthrough trade.
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Among other & # 39; energy contracts, natural gas & # 39; December
continued to slide Monday, losing 6 cents, or 1.4% to $ 4248 per million British thermal units, after squeaking by adding & # 39; 0.8% last week despite a reduction of & # 39; more than 3% on Friday.
Petrol & # 39; December
RBZ8, + 3.72%
increased 3.7% to $ 1.443 a gallon, after a retreat & # 39; 11.8% in the last week, the biggest percentage drop & # 39; since February 2016. The contract fell by almost 8% on Friday, its most powerful slide on a percentage basis from February 2, 2009.
Oil heating & # 39; December
HOZ8, + 0.91%
increased 0.9% to $ 1.893 after having declined 9.5% the last week. The contract set 4.8% to $ 1.8762 a gallon on Friday, the lowest settlement for a contract & # 39; month of March.
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