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Oil price today: View: Oil prices and financial markets brace for recession – Blue Barrows

US economic data remains strong but a range of financial indicators point to a sharp slowdown over the next year that would dampen oil consumption and lead to lower prices. The apparent contradiction between the real economy and financial markets has puzzled some commentators but is normal around a peak in the business cycle. Economic […]

oil price today: Oil extends losses on recession fears – Blue Barrows

Oil prices dipped in early trade on Friday, extending the week’s losses as concern over tight supply was outweighed by escalating fear of sharp interest rate hikes slamming global growth and hitting fuel demand. Brent crude futures fell 22 cents, or 0.2%, to $90.62 a barrel as at 0052 GMT after sliding 3.5% to a […]

oil price today: Oil prices retreat on demand destruction fears, benchmarks off 4% for week – Blue Barrows

Oil prices turned down in early trade on Friday after a slight rebound in the previous session, leaving them set to fall for a second straight week on worries that central banks’ aggressive rate hikes and China’s COVID-19 curbs will hurt demand. Brent crude futures slipped 12 cents, or 0.1%, to $89.03 a barrel at […]