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  • *Iran, Iraq resist Saudi pressure to cut output. SINGAPORE, Nov 30- Oil markets were jittery on Wednesday ahead of an OPEC meeting later in the day, with members of the producer cartel trying to thrash out an output cut to curb oversupply that has seen prices more than halve since 2014.. Oil dropped nearly 4 percent the previous session over disputes between Saudi...

  • HONG KONG, Nov 30- Asian stocks edged higher on Wednesday reflecting upbeat U.S. growth news while oil steadied after a sharp drop overnight as OPEC struggled to agree on a glut-draining production cut. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.1 percent in early trades. Oil slumped by roughly 4 percent on Tuesday before bouncing...

  • *Iran, Iraq resist Saudi pressure to cut output. SINGAPORE, Nov 30- Oil markets were jittery on Wednesday ahead of an OPEC meeting later in the day, with members of the producer cartel trying to thrash out an output cut to curb oversupply that has seen prices more than halve since 2014.. Oil dropped nearly 4 percent the previous session over disputes between Saudi...

  • *Investors wary, OPEC meeting seen potentially churning markets. TOKYO, Nov 30- The dollar moved sideways against the yen and euro early on Wednesday, as traders braced for a meeting by OPEC later in the day which could potentially churn financial markets and weigh on the U.S. currency. The euro was little changed at $1.0648, barely adding to overnight gains of 0.3...

  • Brokers pointed to record volumes in call options that allow the holder to buy January futures at $60 per barrel, as a sign that some market participants were expecting a significant rally if members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agree on a deal. OPEC said in September it aimed to cut crude output to 32.5 million to 33 million barrels...

  • *OPEC members split over who should cut output and by how much. *OPEC papers propose 1.2 mln bpd cut from Oct levels- source. NEW YORK, Nov 29- Oil slumped by roughly 4 percent on Tuesday as OPEC's leading oil exporters struggled to agree on a deal to cut production to reduce global oversupply and boost prices, with Iran and Iraq at loggerheads with Saudi Arabia a day...

  • Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries were set to meet in Vienna on Wednesday, aiming to implement a deal outlined in September to cut output. "Hope springs eternal that something could still be hammered out, but it just feels like there's very low likelihood or optimism given Iran's position and whatnot," said Don Mikolich, executive...

  • *OPEC members split over who should cut output and how much. *OPEC papers propose 1.2 mln bpd cut from Oct levels- source. *Asian OPEC buyers eye alternatives if OPEC cuts output.

  • *OPEC experts could not agree details in Monday talks. OPEC sources told Reuters a meeting of experts in Vienna on Monday failed to bridge differences between OPEC's de facto leader, Saudi Arabia, and the group's second- and third-largest producers over the mechanics of output cuts. On Tuesday, tensions rose further after Iran wrote to OPEC saying it wanted Saudi...

  • *OPEC members split over who should cut output and how much. *OPEC papers propose 1.2 mln bpd cut from Oct levels- source. *Asian OPEC buyers eye alternatives if OPEC cuts output.

  • *OPEC experts could not agree details in Monday talks. OPEC sources told Reuters a meeting of experts in Vienna on Monday failed to bridge differences between OPEC's de facto leader, Saudi Arabia, and the group's second- and third-largest producers over the mechanics of output cuts. On Tuesday, tensions rose further after Iran wrote to OPEC saying it wanted Saudi...

  • *OPEC members split over who should cut output and how much. *Asian OPEC buyers eye alternatives if OPEC cuts output. NEW YORK, Nov 29- Oil prices fell almost 4 percent on Tuesday on signs leading oil exporters in OPEC were struggling to agree on a deal to cut production to reduce global oversupply.

  • *OPEC experts could not agree details in Monday talks. OPEC sources told Reuters a meeting of experts in Vienna on Monday failed to bridge differences between OPEC's de facto leader, Saudi Arabia, and the group's second- and third-largest producers over the mechanics of output cuts. OPEC said it would exempt Iran, Libya and Nigeria from cuts as their output has...

  • *OPEC members split over who should cut output and how much. *Asian OPEC buyers eye alternatives if OPEC cuts output. Indonesian Energy Minister Ignasius Jonan said he was not sure OPEC would clinch a deal to limit oil output when it met.

  • *OPEC members split over who should cut output and how much. *Asian OPEC buyers eye alternatives if OPEC cuts output. Indonesian Energy Minister Ignasius Jonan said he was not sure OPEC would clinch a deal to limit oil output when it met.

  • *OPEC members disagree over who should cut output and by how much. Non- OPEC member Russia not participating in talks. *Asian OPEC buyers to look for alternatives if OPEC cuts output.

  • Nov 29- Oil futures slipped on Tuesday as Iran and Iraq remained at loggerheads with Saudi Arabia over an oil production cut before a long-anticipated meeting of OPEC ministers the following day. Analysts' belief that the group would finalize a deal, if only to save face, has been eroded in recent days after Saudi Arabia said oil markets would balance next year...

  • *OPEC experts could not agree details in Monday talks. VIENNA, Nov 29- Iran and Iraq are resisting pressure from Saudi Arabia to curtail oil production, making it hard for the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to reach a global output-limiting deal when it meets on Wednesday. OPEC sources told Reuters a meeting of experts in Vienna on Monday...

  • *FTSE 100 down 0.6 pct. *Energy sector under pressure on OPEC meeting doubts. "continued production cut brinkmanship from both OPEC and Russia, skepticism is still rife about whether tomorrow's official OPEC meeting in Vienna will be a success," said Mike van Dulken, head of research at Accendo Markets.

  • *OPEC members disagree over who should cut output and by how much. *Asian OPEC buyers to look for alternatives if OPEC cuts output. Indonesian Energy Minister Ignasius Jonan said he was not sure OPEC would clinch a deal to limit oil output when it met.