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  Business   Market  07 Jun 2019  Crude oil futures up 3.88 pc on global cues

Crude oil futures up 3.88 pc on global cues

PTI
Published : Jun 7, 2019, 1:48 pm IST
Updated : Jun 7, 2019, 1:48 pm IST

Analysts said raising of bets by participants on a strong overseas trend, coupled with good domestic demand, kept crude prices higher.

US benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude strengthened 1.54 per cent to USD 53.40 per barrel.
 US benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude strengthened 1.54 per cent to USD 53.40 per barrel.

New Delhi: Crude oil futures rose 3.88 per cent to Rs 3,721 per barrel on Friday as speculators raised their bets on hardening of oil prices overseas.

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude oil contracts for June delivery traded higher by Rs 139, or 3.88 per cent, at Rs 3,721 per barrel in 20,580 lots.

Analysts said raising of bets by participants on a strong overseas trend, coupled with good domestic demand, kept crude prices higher at futures trade here.

Globally, the US benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude strengthened 1.54 per cent to USD 53.40 per barrel, while Brent crude gained 1.51 per cent to USD 62.60 per barrel.

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