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Daily (04.08.2020): Oil prices added near 2% on Monday amid upbeat economic data

Crude oil futures ended higher on Monday after a session start in the red as the rise in production from OPEC+ members came into effect, adding to the virus woes. However, oil prices got a boost from positive manufacturing and industrial data across the United States, Europe, and Asia. Hence, Brent crude soared by 63 cents, or 1.5%, to settle at $44.15 a barrel. U.S. WTI crude rose by 74 cents, or 1.8%, to end at $41.01 a barrel.

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Daily (24.07.2020): Crude oil prices fell by about 2% on Thursday amid coronavirus demand concerns, weak U.S. jobs numbers

Crude oil futures continued to fall on Thursday, dragged down by data showing a surprise rise in U.S. crude stockpiles, renewed tensions between the United States and China, as well as the growth of U.S. jobless rate. However, the alarming increase of the U.S. coronavirus cases added further pressure on oil prices. Consequently, Brent crude for September delivery fell by 98 cents or 2.2%, to settle at $43.31 per barrel. Meanwhile, U.S. WTI crude declined by 83 cents or 2%, to close at $41.07 per barrel.

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Daily (24.06.2020): EUAs surpassed the €25- level for the first time in four months on Tuesday amid bullish economic data

Crude oil futures pulled back off the highest levels since before the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday amid a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases and before the release of a weekly report which is expected to reveal that crude inventories have reached a new all-time high in the United States. However, the reassurance by the U.S. President Donald Trump that the trade agreement with China was “fully intact” limited losses. Hence, Brent crude declined by 45 cents, or 1%, to settle at $42.63 per barrel. At the same time, U.S. WTI crude settled 36 cents, or 0.9%, lower at $40.37 per barrel.

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Daily (19.06.2020): EUAs broke key technical resistance levels, to trade above €24 on Thursday amid speculator sentiment, bullish auction result

Crude oil futures climbed on Thursday following the OPEC+ monitoring panel meeting that emphasized the critical importance of adhering to full conformity. However, additional coronavirus cases reported in parts of the United States and China added to market jitters. Hence, Brent crude for August delivery soared by 80 cents, or 2%, to settle at $41.51 a barrel. At the same time, U.S. WTI crude settled at $38.84 a barrel, up 88 cents, or 2.3%.

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Daily (17.06.2020): Oil prices gained more than 3% on Tuesday on forecasts for record rise in demand for 2021

Crude oil futures edged higher in a volatile trading on Tuesday after the International Energy Agency (IEA) revised upwards its oil demand estimate for 2021, while upbeat economic figures in the United States added to the bullish trend. Hence, Brent crude for August delivery climbed by $1.24, or 3.1%, to settle at $40.96 a barrel. At the same time, U.S. WTI crude soared by $1.26, or 3.4% to settle at $38.38 a barrel.

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