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West Texas Intermediate for September delivery rose to $41.01 a barrel, while Brent crude for October delivery climbed to $44.15 a barrel
Oil prices plunged as West Texas Intermediate for September delivery fell $1.35 to$39.92 a barrel, while Brent crude lost 81 cents to $42.94 a barrel
Oil prices also got a lift from weak US dollar as there is normally a reverse correlation between foreign exchange value of the US dollar and oil prices
West Texas Intermediate for September delivery settled at $41.07 a barrel, while Brent crude oil for September delivery was down to close at $43.31 a barrel
Meanwhile, Brent crude oil for September delivery advanced 1.04 dollars to close at 44.32 dollars a barrel on the London ICE Futures Exchange.
Oil prices have recently been boosted not only by hopes that demand will soon return, but also by massive voluntary and involuntary production cuts
Oil prices fell as WTI for June delivery dropped $0.57 to $23.99 a barrel, while Brent crude for July decreased $1.25 to $29.72 dollars a barrel
Decline proves market is not convinced by OPEC cuts, says former petroleum minister, US oil May delivery cratered by as much as -$37 a barrel.
Price recovery backed by supply tightening, future disruptions due to Gulf tensions, says IHS Markit
Ministries of electricity and petroleum call for additional allocations to face impact of currency flotation, VAT, and rising cost of borrowing in H2 of FY 2016/2017
The price of Brent on international markets recorded $34.4 on Wednesday and reached a maximum of $45 in November.
Imports stood at EGP 31.47bn during January, 21.2% less than the EGP 39.97bn recorded a year earlier, according to CAPMAS
Total foreign investment, which is being pumped this year, is estimated at $7.5bn.
Brent crude oil decline to $50 per barrel
Fuel oil, which is supplied into markets, is currently not subsidised, says expert
US oil fell, pressured by weak manufacturing data attributed to the cold winter weather. That data overshadowed steady consumer sentiment.
US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for September delivery rose 48 cents to $107.33 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange
Brent crude futures up in both London and New York