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Intermediate and Brent crudes declined on speculation that Crimea’s vote to
WTI fell as
much as 0.8 percent, while Brent tumbled 1.1 percent. The
anticipating sanctions on
West Texas Intermediate for April delivery dropped 33 cents, or 0.3 percent, to $98.56 a barrel at 10:44 a.m. on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The volume of all futures traded was 4.4 percent above the 100-day average.
Brent for May settlement fell 95 cents, or 0.9 percent, to $107.26 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. Trading volume was 48 percent lower than the 100-day average. The April contract expired on March 14. Brent traded at a $9.14 premium to May WTI contract.
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