Tag: BRENT

Oil falls on renewed lockdowns, stronger dollar

Brent crude oil prices fell as much as $1 per barrel, hit by renewed concerns about global fuel demand amid tough coronavirus lockdowns across the globe, as well as a stronger U.S. dollar

Oil set for weekly gain on Saudi output cut pledge

Brent crude climbed 44 cents, or 0.8%, to $54.82 a barrel by 1007 GMT, the highest since late February, and U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) gained 36 cents, or 0.7%, to $51.19, also its highest level since late February

Oil prices rise on vaccine hopes, tanker blast at Saudi Arabia

Oil prices rose, pushing Brent back above $50 a barrel, buoyed by hopes that a rollout of coronavirus vaccines will lift global fuel demand while a tanker explosion in Saudi Arabia jangled nerves in the market

Oil set for weekly gain amid coronavirus vaccine progress

Oil prices eased, but were set for a sixth week of gains as progress towards novel coronavirus vaccination programmes fed hopes that demand for fuel would rebound next year

Brent contango narrowing on possible OPEC+ action

Brent crude oil futures’ spreads in 2021 have narrowed significantly as demand from Asia has been strong and markets remained hopeful that OPEC and its allies could extend their output cuts

Goldman cuts 2021 Brent forecast as virus surge creates temporary headwind

The U.S. bank cut its 2021 forecast for Brent to $55 per barrel from $59.4 per barrel previously and for the WTI price to $52.8 per barrel from $55.9 previously

Brent crude tops $40 as Biden’s win buoys risk-taking

Oil prices rose, with Brent topping $40 a barrel, after Joe Biden clinched the US presidency and buoyed risk appetite, offsetting worries about the impact on demand from the worsening coronavirus pandemic

Barclays raises 2020 oil price outlook

The bank raised its 2020 Brent and US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) price forecasts by $2 to $43 per barrel and $39, respectively. For 2021, the bank expects Brent and WTI prices to average $53 and $50 per barrel, respectively.

Oil prices edge up off three-month lows; demand concerns persist

Oil futures clawed back some of the losses they sustained in the previous session, but a rebound in COVID-19 cases in some countries undermined hopes for a steady recovery in global demand

Goldman sees oil market recovery gathering pace in 2021

Goldman Sachs expects Brent prices to rally in 2021, bolstered by a tighter oil market and as an economic recovery from the coronavirus-induced slump gathers pace, helped by a possible vaccine