Brent crude futures traded Friday afternoon at $80.67 per barrel, up from $57.17 per barrel on October 13, 2017.
Oil edged further above $80 a barrel on Friday as a rally in equities lent support, though prices pared most of their gain after a closely watched forecaster deemed supply adequate and the outlook for demand weakening.
"For many developing countries, higher global prices coincide with currencies depreciating against the United States dollar, so the threat of economic damage is more acute", it added. In the group's updated oil supply and demand forecasts released Thursday, they cut their demand estimates due to expectations for lower economic growth while supplies should increase from non-OPEC producers, writes Reuters. "For many developing countries, higher worldwide prices coincide with currencies depreciating against the US dollar, so the threat of economic damage is more acute".
At the heart of this softening oil demand backdrop are a myriad of downward pressures on the global economy, said Stephen Brennock, an analyst at brokerage PVM Oil Associates Ltd.
"The market absorbed some effects of sanctions on Iran and the oil prices are more likely to go up 120 to 130 USA dollars per barrel, that require the export from Iran would go much lower, " said Richard Nephew, senior research scholar with Center on Global Energy Policy of Columbia University. They include rising trade tensions, Fed policy tightening, and emerging-market weakness.. According to data from cargo tracking and intelligence company Kpler, China purchased 1.58 million barrels of heavy Canadian crude oil for loading in September, up by almost 50 percent compared to the 1.05 million barrels it imported from Canada in April. That was much larger than what analysts had expected.
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Government scraps plug-in auto grant for hybrids Vehicles in the the categories 2 and 3, which have an electric range of less than 69 miles will no longer receive the subsidies. The move has been criticised by the motoring industry, with experts warning that it could hit sales of cleaner cars.
The increase is the biggest weekly gain since mid-August. Still, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) price for November delivery and Brent oil price for December delivery lost 4.03 percent and 4.43 percent, respectively.
Earlier this week, natural-gas futures climbed to their highest settlement since January.
Hurricane Michael weighs on Gulf of Mexico oil output.
US natural-gas supplies in storage stand at about 17% below the five-year average, according to the EIA.
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It will begin with the couple meeting with the Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove and his wife, Lady Cosgrove at Admiralty House. Harry and Meghan will stay at the property for the first week of their tour while they are in Australia.
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He had an impressive spell with the Bulls, which included him being named NBA's Defensive Player of the Year in 2014. Unable to find a trade, the Knicks had to cut Noah by Monday to get down to a 15-man roster.
Around the region, MSCI 's Asia ex-Japan stock index was 1.96 percent firmer, while Japan's Nikkei index closed up 0.46 percent. The Hang Seng Index sank 4 percent, falling below the 26,000 support level, with every member of the gauge declining.
The 20-time Grand Slam victor and reigning champion Federer plays 13th seed Borna Coric of Croatia in Saturday's other semi-final. The other semi-final tees up Novak Djokovic against young German star Alexander Zverev , just the second time they will have met.
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