Brent extends drop from 12-year low

2016-01-21 12:22

Brent oil has extended its decline from the lowest close in more than 12 years as rising U.S. crude stockpiles added to a swelling global glut.

US oil prices rise, edge above Brent

2015-12-23 07:21

US oil prices have edged up as the American oil benchmark finished above its European counterpart only days after the US lifted an oil-export ban.

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.


Brent Crude dips to 11-yr low before US oil stockpile data

2016-01-06 12:02

Brent crude dropped to an 11-year low before weekly US government data forecast to show fuel supplies rose in the world’s biggest consuming nation.

Brent pares gains as oil glut returns

2015-08-14 12:47

Brent crude prices have pared gains as the market weighed a burst of optimistic news on demand against the global overhang of physical oil.

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.

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