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Crude oil futures slide on low demand

West Texas Intermediate crude oil traded 0.12 per cent up at $51.23 per barrel.

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2020, 01.07 PM IST
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While Brent Crude, the international benchmark, fell 0.07 per cent to trade at $55.75 per barrel in New York.

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Crude oil futures on Thursday fell by Rs 2 to Rs 3,660 per barrel after participants reduced positions tracking weak spot demand.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude oil for February delivery dropped by Rs 2, or 0.05 per cent, to Rs 3,660 per barrel with a business volume of 28,202 lots.

Crude oil for March delivery was quoting lower by Rs 2, or 0.05 per cent, at Rs 3,689 per barrel with an open interest of 1,224 lots.

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

However, globally, West Texas Intermediate crude oil traded 0.12 per cent up at $51.23 per barrel.

While Brent Crude, the international benchmark, fell 0.07 per cent to trade at $55.75 per barrel in New York.

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