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Oil Hits Three-Month High Over Hopes For Output Cuts
Wednesday, 3 June 2020 09:46 WIB | ENERGY |Minyak WTIbrent oilOil,Crude Oil

Oil rose on Wednesday to a near three-month high amid optimism that major producers will extend production cuts as the world recovers from the coronavirus pandemic.

Brent crude was up 22 cents, or 0.6%, at $39.79, by 0003 GMT, the highest since March 6, having gained 3.3% on Tuesday.

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude (WTI) gained 33 cents, or 0.9%, at $37.14, also the highest since March 6. The contract ended the previous session up 3.9%.

Both benchmarks have risen sharply in recent weeks from the lows of April, buoyed by a continuing recovery in China, the epicenter of the virus outbreak, while other economies are slowly opening up after lockdowns to contain its spread.

Source : Reuters

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