Crude oil settled up 8 percent, or $3.71, at $48.24, its best day since June 2012.» Read More
Germany's Siemens and the French government are intervening in General Electric's attempt to buy Alstom's global power arm, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.
Oil shrugged off a barrage of threats over the crisis in Ukraine, slipping ahead of the weekend on profit taking and healthy supplies in N. America.
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Jean Perarnaud, managing director of Private Infrastructure at Partners Group, says Mexico has take an "courageous" step in opening up the country's energy sector to foreign investors.
Warning Russia that new sanctions are "teed up," President Obama accused Moscow of failing to live up to an agreement to ease tensions in Ukraine.
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India is set to pay Iran $1.65 billion under an interim nuclear deal that eases sanctions and gives Tehran access to $4.2 billion in blocked funds.
Drax shares fell after the UK government chose not to back the conversion of one of the company's coal units, the Financial Times reports.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. All the noise in Ukraine pushed up gold prices today. Oil was up on the day, as was palladium, which comes from Russia.
Brent crude futures rose on Thursday, holding above $109 per barrel for a fifth straight session.
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Vice President Joe Biden traveled to Ukraine to express support for the country's new government, and to condemn Russia's actions in Crimea.
Crude gave up gains after data showed U.S. oil inventories spiked by more than 3 million barrels last week.
Vice President Joe Biden told Ukrainian presidential candidates and Parliament that the U.S. was ready to help Ukraine and they must fight corruption.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Downward pressure on stocks drove down oil prices today. Nat gas was up slightly on the day, albeit in a tight range. And gold was up slightly on the day, closing at $1,284.60.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports the average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. is $3.66 according to Triple A.
The latest delay in the Keystone XL pipeline is all about politics, and not about the reality of pipelines, said John Hofmeister.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the latest action in the energy and metals markets.
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