:: Market News --- ID :: 19056
crude today // 24-09-2021
Like slow motion rocket launch

By Srinivas Chowdary Sunkara // petrobazaar // 24th Sep, 2021.

Brent oil Nov futures prices advanced $1.06 or 1.39 pct to close at $77.25 a barrel on London based ICE futures Europe exchange. WTI oil futures prices to be delivered in Nov climbed $1.07 or 1.48 pct to settle at $73.3 a barrel on NYMEX last night. In Shanghai, Crude oil main contract futures prices traded up 5.5 Yuan to 479.4 Yuan/bbl while MCX crude oil front month futures prices closed Rs.96 higher at Rs.5420 a barrel yesterday. Brent premium over WTI was steady at $3.95 during the session.

The world crude oil price index curves rocketed up on supply worries amid growing demand across the market. Traders anticipate a faster and deeper draw down in inventories followed the prolonged disruption to Gulf of Mexico output caused by Hurricane Ida. Possibility of higher gas prices will cause more fuel oil burning this winter also lent support to crude complex. OPEC+ producers finding difficulty to raise output due to under-investment or delays to maintenance work because of the coronavirus pandemic. Easing greenback also supported oil prices. Today, Asian markets opened in green, Clung some gains at the time of reporting. Good day to all.

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