ARTICLES RELATING TO BRENT CRUDE OIL

Brent back under $60

2015-03-09 10:01

Brent crude has fallen towards $59 a barrel as a promising US jobs report pushed the dollar up, offsetting the threat of output cuts in Libya and Iraq.

Brent crude steady below $60 a barrel

2014-12-19 11:25

Brent crude has held below $60 a barrel, near a five-and-a-half year low as a global oversupply of oil showed little sign of receding.

Brent drops after Goldman cuts price forecasts

2014-10-27 10:33

Brent crude futures have fallen below $86 a barrel after Goldman Sachs cut its price forecasts for the contract and for US oil in the first quarter of next year.

Brent climbs after China PMI tops forecast

2014-09-23 10:43

Brent crude has risen above $97 a barrel after a survey showed China's factory activity unexpectedly picked up in September, helping brighten demand outlook.

Brent crude hits one-year low on weak demand

2014-08-13 14:15

Brent North Sea crude oil has dropped to a one-year low point as weak demand expectations help offset potential supply disruptions caused by the Ukraine crisis.

Brent steady on geopolitical tension

2014-08-05 10:30

Brent has held steady despite ample crude supplies, having been supported by tension in the Middle East and North Africa.

Oil prices trade mixed

2014-06-25 13:23

Oil prices have diverged with Brent falling on profit-taking but New York crude rising on bright data.

Brent holds below $108 ahead of US data

2014-05-02 10:48

Brent crude has held steady below $108 a barrel, on track for its steepest one-week decline in four months as rising US and Libya supplies drag down prices.

Nigeria oil contracts favour local firms

2014-04-23 10:59

Nigeria has awarded most of its long-term oil contracts worth an estimated $40bn a year to local companies, according to a confidential list.

Brent set for worst week in three months

2014-04-04 10:03

Brent crude has steadied, but stayed on track for its biggest weekly fall in three months as Libya's major oil ports could open in days and boost supplies.

 

Brent turns lower as supply glut fears prevail

2015-01-02 10:25

Brent crude futures have retreated from early highs above $58 and fallen towards $57 a barrel, as an abundance of oil erased earlier support.

Kuwait urges non-Opec cooperation

2014-12-01 08:40

Kuwait has urged non-Opec crude producers to cooperate to help stabilise the oil market and prevent sharp fluctuations in prices, according to a news agency.

Brent at four-year low on global economy fears

2014-10-10 09:16

Crude prices have tumbled, with Brent hitting a four-year low on concerns about the global economy while the IMF warned the eurozone may slip back into recession.

Brent heads for six-week low

2014-09-12 09:55

Brent crude has held above $98 a barrel, heading for its worst week in six as concerns over weak demand outweighed geopolitical worries.

Brent up on US nod for Iraq air strikes

2014-08-08 10:22

Oil prices on both sides of the Atlantic have risen over $1, with Brent close to $107 a barrel after the US approved air strikes against Islamic militants in Iraq.

Brent dips as ample supplies weigh

2014-07-29 11:03

Oil prices have slipped for a second session as ample supply offset geopolitical tensions in the Middle East, Africa and Europe.

Brent steady on economic growth, Libya

2014-05-23 10:28

Brent crude has held steady above $110 a barrel, set for a second straight week of gains, supported by conflicts in Libya and Ukraine.

Brent slips on China, Libya oil supply

2014-05-01 11:47

Brent crude has eased down towards $108 a barrel as lacklustre China data, a potential rise in Libya's oil supply and record-high US inventories weighed on prices.

Brent climbs as Ukraine crisis worsens

2014-04-14 11:08

Brent crude futures have risen above $108 a barrel, supported by rising tensions over Ukraine that have raised the risk of a military confrontation with Russia.

Brent influenced by European tensions

2014-03-31 12:03

Brent crude traded near a two-week high as simmering tensions between Russia and the West offset a rise in oil supply from Opec's second-largest producer Iraq.

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