Brent crude ends more than 2 pct higher on Middle East tensions

NEW YORK, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Brent crude rose more than 2 percent on Tuesday on the threat of supply disruption as tensions escalate in the Middle East.

Brent November crude rose $2.68, or 2.40 percent, to settle at $114.50 a barrel, having traded from $111.97 to $114.72.

(Reporting by Robert Gibbons)

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