Oil recoups yesterday's losses, dollar steadies

2019-02-08 20:20:55 GMT (Economies.com)
Oil recoups yesterday's losses, dollar steadies

Oil prices rose today after yesterday's losses, with the dollar putting a stop to its winning six-day streak, lessening the pressure on some commodities. 

 

Baker Hughes, a US oil services company, is reporting on the oil rig count today, which would give a good clue on the pace of energy output in the country. 

 

As of 16:01 GMT, the dollar index steadied at 96.6, with a session-high at 96.7, and a low at 96.4. 

 

US West Texas rose 0.2% to $52.7 a barrel, with a session-high at $52.9, and a low at $52.08. 

 

Brent rose 0.3% to $61.8 a barrel, with an intraday high at $62.3, and a low at $61.04. 

 
 
 
  Symbol Last Change Chg.%
1.1244
-0.0066
0.5862%
1.2995
-0.0085
0.6514%
15.005
0.020
0.134%
64.010
0.218
0.343%
71.97
0.35
0.49%
1275.700
-15.150
1.174%
 
 
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