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West Texas Intermediate crude fluctuated as fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits and the World Bank cut its global growth forecast.
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WTI for July delivery dropped 9 cents to $95.79 a barrel at 10:28 a.m. on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The volume of all futures traded was 9.4 percent below the 100-day average.
Brent for July settlement, which expires today, climbed 31 cents, or 0.3 percent, to $103.80 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. The more actively traded August futures increased 34 cents, or 0.3 percent, to $103.90. Volume was 24 percent below the 100-day average for the time of day.
Brent’s premium to WTI strengthened to as wide as $8.15 a barrel from yesterday’s settlement of $7.61.
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