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Brent, U.S. Crude Futures Slip on API Stocks Rise

Brent, U.S. Crude Futures Slip on API Stocks Rise

Brent and U.S. oil futures slightly extended losses on Tuesday after larger-than-expected rise in crude stocks in the United States last week.

April 4, 2012 8:36
 
Brent rises above $122; ECB loan may spur buying

Brent rises above $122; ECB loan may spur buying

Brent crude rose above $122 on Wednesday, snapping two days of losses, in line with gains across broader financial markets on expectations that cheap loans from the European Central Bank will spur buying of riskier assets.

February 29, 2012 1:47
 
Brent rises above $111 on demand growth hopes, Iran threat

Brent rises above $111 on demand growth hopes, Iran threat

Asian stocks pause after rallying on Fed, gold up; EU will lose, rather than Iran, from sanctions, says Ahmadinejad; Brent to revisit low of $108.91/bbl

January 28, 2012 1:28
 
Don’t bet on big fall in oil—even with slowdown

Don’t bet on big fall in oil—even with slowdown

With debt crises either side of the Atlantic, Europe flirting with recession and Libyan oilfields returning to production, it is tempting to be bearish on oil. Tempting but risky.

November 22, 2011 2:48
 

Brent rises above $110 on US stimulus hopes

President Obama to speak on jobs, economy on Thursday; Swiss National Bank seeks to set minimum rate for franc;By Christopher Johnson

September 6, 2011 4:19
 

US recession fears fuel drop in Brent crude below $112

Brent crude fell below $112 a barrel on Monday, as fears of another US recession slowing fuel demand overshadowed supply concerns over a major shutdown of offshore oil production forced by Tropical Storm Lee.

September 5, 2011 10:20
 
That time of the month—Analysts over-interpret cyclical oil price patterns

That time of the month—Analysts over-interpret cyclical oil price patterns

John Kemp recommends not get too taken in by the monthly fluctuations oil prices. He suggests another way to read the signs.

August 18, 2011 11:13
 
Sticky Business? Oil over $124 as violence flares in Middle East and Nigeria

Sticky Business? Oil over $124 as violence flares in Middle East and Nigeria

In addition to post-election unrest in OPEC member Nigeria, Syria stirs fear of wider turmoil as oil prices rise.

April 25, 2011 1:27
 
Finding favour in oil benchmark battle

Finding favour in oil benchmark battle

Malaysia's Petronas, Delta Air Lines adopt Brent for hedging; ICE Brent volumes cut NYMEX WTI advantage in past few weeks; Goldman Sachs says switch to Brent is "smart" for investors

April 11, 2011 12:39
 

Oil above $124 as Libya conflict hits fields, Nigeria polls postponed and in Japan aftershock

Brent hits 32-month high on Libya oil attacks; Middle East unrest adds $20-25 oil premium; Analysts warn signs of demand destruction emerging

April 8, 2011 12:24
 
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