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  • Jackie DeAngelis commodity hit

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports just how far oil prices have come this month.

  • By Libby George and Karolin Schaps. LONDON, April 29- Brent crude was heading for its biggest monthly rise in seven years on Friday, touching fresh 2016 highs as a weak dollar and falling U.S. production tempered concerns about a lingering excess of physical oil. Brent futures were trading at $48.26 a barrel at 1211 GMT, up 12 cents from their last close.

  • *Venezuela output to fall, state may face default- analysts. LONDON, April 29- Brent crude reached fresh 2016 highs on Friday and was poised for its biggest monthly gain in seven years as a weak dollar and falling U.S. production tempered concerns about a lingering excess of physical oil. Brent futures were trading at $48.35 a barrel at 0949 GMT, up 21 cents from their...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • LONDON, April 28- Brent prices for 2017 ended trading above $50 per barrel on Wednesday for the first time since mid-December following the largest and most sustained rally in prices since the oil slump started. The average for the 12 futures contracts expiring in 2017, called the calendar strip, has risen by 34 percent from its recent low of $37.45 on Jan. 20 to...

  • *Venezuela electricity crisis a serious supply risk- analyst. Brent crude futures were trading at $47.21 per barrel at 1329 GMT, up 3 cents from their last settlement and off an earlier high of $47.59. West Texas Intermediate futures were up 4 cents at $45.37 a barrel after reaching a new 2016 high of $45.71.

  • *Venezuela electricity crisis a serious supply risk- analyst. LONDON, April 28- Oil futures slid after setting a 2016 high on Thursday as traders locked in profits, though analysts said supply disruptions, strong investor appetite and a weakening dollar could push prices higher soon. Brent crude futures were trading at $47.05 per barrel at 1129 GMT, down 13 cents...

  • *Venezuela electricity crisis a serious supply risk- analyst. LONDON/ SINGAPORE, April 28- Oil futures steadied after setting a 2016 high on Thursday as traders locked in profits, though analysts said supply disruptions, strong investor appetite and a weakening dollar could push prices higher soon. Brent crude futures were trading at $47.22 per barrel at 0942...

  • SINGAPORE, April 28- Crude futures pulled back from 2016 highs early on Thursday as traders locked in profits after April's sharp rally, but analysts said falling U.S. production and strong investor appetite could push prices higher soon. International Brent crude futures were trading at $46.92 per barrel at 0521 GMT, down 26 cents from their last settlement.

  • SINGAPORE, April 28- Crude futures pulled back from 2016 highs early on Thursday as traders locked in profits after April's sharp rally, but analysts said falling U.S. production and strong investor appetite could push prices higher. International Brent crude futures were trading at $47.02 per barrel at 0045 GMT, down 16 cents from their last settlement, and U.S.

  • *Brent up almost 75 pct from end of January. NEW YORK, April 27- Oil prices jumped about 3 percent on Wednesday, hitting new highs for 2016 as the dollar weakened after the Federal Reserve announced it would leave U.S. interest rates unchanged. But prices retreated after the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported in the morning that crude stocks climbed 2...

  • *US stocks mixed after Fed statement. NEW YORK, April 27- Wall Street stocks were steady, U.S Treasury debt yields fell sharply, and oil prices rose to their highest level of the year on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve announced it would keep U.S. interest rates unchanged. Oil prices turned upward, with Brent crude, the international benchmark, up more than 3.0...

  • Inside Iran's oil industry

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Iran about the country's oil industry after the lifting of the nuclear sanctions.

  • TORONTO, April 27- Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday as higher oil prices supported energy stocks, while industrials also advanced on speculation of a major order for a plane and train maker. U.S. crude rose 0.3 percent to $44.17 a barrel, while Brent crude added 0.6 percent to $46.02. At 10:30 a.m. EDT, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite...

  • *Brent at year high above $47; U.S. crude scales over $45. The Energy Information Administration will issue its report for the week ended April 22 at 10:30 a.m. EDT. Brent crude futures were up $1 at $46.74 a barrel by 9:57 a.m. EDT, having hit a 2016 high of $47.05 earlier.

  • The prospect of an agreement among the world's largest exporters to limit production, which had provided the catalyst for a 55 percent rally since mid-February, evaporated almost two weeks ago when a meeting between OPEC members and their non- OPEC counterparts ended in stalemate. Brent crude futures were up 88 cents at $46.62 a barrel at 1135 GMT, having hit a...

  • BENCHMARK BRENT CRUDE OIL FUTURES HIT NEW 2016 HIGH OF $46.55 A BARREL, UP 81 CENTS ON THE DAY.

  • SINGAPORE, April 27- Crude oil futures rose around half a dollar on Wednesday and remained near 2016 highs on the back of strong investor sentiment and a weak dollar, although analysts warned this month's bull-run could soon run out of steam. International Brent crude futures were trading at $46.24 per barrel at 0535 GMT, up 50 cents, or 1.1 percent from their last...

  • SINGAPORE, April 27- Crude oil futures rose half a dollar in early Asian trading on Wednesday and remained near 2016 highs on the back of strong investor sentiment and a weak dollar, although analysts warned this month's bull-run could soon run out of steam. International Brent crude futures were trading at $46.26 per barrel at 0023 GMT, up 52 cents, or 1.1 percent,...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.