BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil rose hovered around $89 a barrel Monday as investors focused on signs that China's economy may be picking up after a prolonged slowdown.
Benchmark crude for January delivery was up 2 cents to $88.93 a barrel at late afternoon Bangkok time in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract rose 84 cents to close at $88.91 in New York on Friday.
BANGKOK (AP) — Diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire in Gaza intensified but no deal was announced Wednesday to halt the fighting between Israel and Islamic militant group Hamas. Oil prices regained some of the ground lost the day before.
BANGKOK (AP) — Oil prices swung between slight gains and losses Friday, barely budging despite an escalation in fighting between Israel and militants in Gaza, as demand for energy remains weak and supplies are ample.
BANGKOK (AP) — Oil prices rose Wednesday as President Barack Obama pushed ahead with talks to try to resolve the impending "fiscal cliff" that could derail the fragile recovery in the world's No. 1 economy.