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Oil prices edge up, supported by Iran ship attack, U.S.-China trade detente

5:52am IST

SINGAPORE, Oct 14 Oil prices were little changed on Monday, holding onto 2% gains from Friday amid renewed geopolitical tensions in the Middle East, while a detente in the U.S.-China trade war buoyed market sentiment.

UPDATE 3-COSCO unit's tanker delivers oil to Exxon in Singapore

11 Oct 2019

* Exxon says oil discharge is in compliance with U.S. laws (Adds U.S. State Department comment)

Oil prices extend slide to 3rd straight day, U.S.-China trade doubts grow

09 Oct 2019

SINGAPORE, Oct 9 Oil prices slipped for a third consecutive session on Wednesday as the prospect of the United States and China striking a trade deal in talks this week dimmed, raising uncertainties for global economic growth and oil demand.

Oil rises, buoyed by gains in industrial commodities

08 Oct 2019

* Ecuador may cut output by 59,450 bpd on protests - ministry

Oil prices slip again amid gathering gloom over global economy

07 Oct 2019

* Middle East tensions linger, deadly clashes in Iraqi unrest

Saudi oil prices for Asia expected to jump in November after attack

03 Oct 2019

SINGAPORE Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia is expected to hike its prices for all crude grades it sells to Asia in November after an attack on its oil facilities led to a spike in Middle East benchmarks last month, industry sources said.

Surprise drop in U.S. crude stocks lifts oil prices

02 Oct 2019

SINGAPORE Oil rebounded from several days of falling prices after industry data showed a surprise drop in U.S. crude inventories and offset weak economic readings in the United States that have depressed global stock markets.

CORRECTED-Oil recovers ground after U.S. data shows crude stocks fall

02 Oct 2019

SINGAPORE, Oct 2 Oil rebounded from several days of declining values after industry data showed a surprise drop in U.S. crude inventories, offsetting weak economic readings in the United States that have depressed global stock markets.

Oil shipping rates soar as U.S. supertanker sanctions rattle crude trade

27 Sep 2019

SINGAPORE/LONDON Key oil freight rates from the Middle East to Asia rocketed as much as 28% on Friday in a global oil shipping market spooked by United States sanctions on units of Chinese giant COSCO for alleged involvement in ferrying crude out of Iran.

Global oil freight rates rocket as U.S. sanctions tanker units of Chinese giant COSCO

27 Sep 2019

SINGAPORE Key oil freight rates from the Middle East to Asia jumped nearly a fifth on Friday, with the global oil shipping market spooked by fresh United States sanctions on units of Chinese giant COSCO for alleged involvement in ferrying crude out of Iran.

World News

Russia-backed Syrian forces step in as U.S. retreats

Russia-backed Syrian forces wasted no time in taking advantage of an abrupt U.S. retreat from Syria on Monday, deploying deep inside Kurdish-held territory south of the Turkish frontier less than 24 hours after Washington announced a full withdrawal.