Brent crude fell towards $106 as higher OPEC output and disappointing demand outweighed tensions in the Middle East and Africa.» Read More
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*China Q1 GDP growth slows to 7.4 percent. *Ukraine sends troops east to fight separatist militia. SINGAPORE, April 16- Brent crude edged towards $109 a barrel on Wednesday, coming off a six-week high as mixed Chinese data and a gradual resumption of Libyan oil exports offset support from the Ukraine crisis.
Crude lost early gains, as a combination of slower Chinese growth figures and a surprise surge in U.S. crude inventories tamed the rally.
TOKYO, April 16- U.S. crude prices edged up a touch in Asian trade on Wednesday, but remained below $104 a barrel as investors were hesitant ahead of the release of Chinese data that could show the extent of a slowdown in the world's second-biggest economy.
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CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. A volatile day for stocks, but commodities were not. Crude was down slightly, but could be ready to break out because of Ukraine. Gold closed down $27 on the day, it's worst drop for the year. And nat gas
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*Pro-Russian rebels ignore ultimatum, tighten grip in Ukraine. LONDON, April 15- Brent crude fell below $109 a barrel on Tuesday as investors weighed tension between Russia and Ukraine against the prospect of a gradual recovery in Libyan oil exports.
*Pro-Russian rebels ignore ultimatum, tighten grip in Ukraine. LONDON, April 15- Brent crude fell below $109 a barrel on Tuesday as investors weighed tension between Russia and Ukraine and the prospect of a gradual recovery in Libyan oil exports.
SINGAPORE, April 15- Brent crude futures fell below $109 a barrel on Tuesday after hitting a six-week high in the previous session, as investors looked ahead to a meeting in Geneva that they hoped would bring a political resolution to the crisis in Ukraine.
SINGAPORE, April 15- Brent crude futures dropped below $109 a barrel following a surge to a six-week high in the previous session, as investors looked ahead to a meeting in Geneva that they hoped would bring a political resolution to the escalating crisis in Ukraine.
Oi fell as investors weighed tension between Russia and Ukraine against prospects of a recovery in Libyan supply.
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CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was up on strong volume and fears from Ukraine. Gold saw some buying in spite of a stronger dollar. And platinum was higher on a possible mine workers strike in South Africa.
Dan Fitzpatrick, StockmarketMentor.com president & technical analyst, explains what the technicals are telling investors about the S&P 500 and explains why sees the market consolidating.
BRENT CRUDE FUTURES EXTEND GAINS TO MORE THAN $1.50/ BBL ON UKRAINE TENSIONS- TRADERS.
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LONDON, April 14- Oil rose towards $108 per barrel on Monday on concern that escalating tension between Russia and Ukraine could lead to supply disruption, though prices were capped by the prospect of a recovery in Libyan exports.