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Crude Oil Futures Dip On Weak Spot Demand

Crude oil for the August delivery dropped by Rs 214, or 4.2 per cent, to Rs 4,882 per barrel with a business volume of 8,471 lots.

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rude oil prices on Monday fell Rs 214 to Rs 4,882 per barrel after participants cut their positions.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude oil for the August delivery dropped by Rs 214, or 4.2 per cent, to Rs 4,882 per barrel with a business volume of 8,471 lots.

Analysts said the fall in crude oil futures was mostly due to trimming of positions by traders amid a weak spot demand.

Globally, West Texas Intermediate crude oil was trading 3.87 per cent lower at USD 65.64 per barrel.

Meanwhile, Brent crude, the international benchmark, fell 3.68 per cent to trade at USD 68.10 per barrel in New York. 

(PTI)


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