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Daily (22.05.2020): NBP spot down 19% due to oversupply and weak demand

Crude oil futures continued to climb in an optimistic climate on Thursday, to hit their highest settlement since March amid lower U.S. inventories and hopes for a recovery in demand for black gold. Hence, Brent crude for July delivery rose by 31 cents, or 0.9%, to settle at $36.06 per . At the same time, U.S. WTI crude gained 43 cents, or 1.3%, to end at $33.92 per barrel.

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Daily (20.05.2020): British spot and near-term gas prices lost ground on Tuesday amid lower demand, healthy supplies

Crude oil futures diverged on Tuesday, with U.S. WTI crude edging 0.4% higher, to close at $31.96 a barrel in a rather optimistic climate amid the resumption of world demand at a time when supply is absorbing. Meanwhile, Brent crude for July delivery, which struggled to take direction in a volatile trading, shed by 16 cents, or 0.46%, to settle at $34.65 per barrel.

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Daily (18.05.2020): Brent crude gained 5% and WTI 19% for the week, driven by a mix of bullish news

Crude oil futures climbed on Friday, as worldwide countries eased travel restrictions and following the release of better than expected Chinese industrial production data, indicating a recovery in oil demand. Hence, Brent crude settled up $1.37, or 4.4% a barrel at $32.50, while the U.S. WTI crude soared by $1.87, or 6.8%, to close at $29.43 a barrel. Both contracts posted gains for the third consecutive week.

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Daily (15.05.2020): Crude oil prices rebounded on Thursday amid a less pessimistic oil supply picture unveiled by IEA

Crude oil futures surged on Thursday after the IEA unveiled a tightening supply picture in the second half of 2020. Moreover, an unexpected drop in U.S. crude stocks also lent support to prices. Hence, Brent crude soared by $1.94, or 6.7%, to settle at $31.13 a barrel, while the U.S. WTI crude rallied by $2.27, or 9%, to end at $27.56 a barrel.

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Daily (13.05.2020): Crude oil futures recovered on Tuesday amid additional supply cuts by Saudi Arabia

Crude oil futures gained ground on Tuesday, after OPEC’s de facto leader, Saudi Arabia, pledged to deepen production cuts in June to help drain the glut in the global market. Hence, Brent crude futures rose by 35 cents, or 1.2%, to settle at $29.98 per barrel, while the U.S. WTI crude soared by $1.64, or 6.8%, to settle at $25.78 per barrel.

read more... 13/05/2020