Oil prices today: Bulls struck the maximum

Oil prices set record high today

In brief: Oil prices approached record levels over the past 3 months. Bulls continue to increase trading volumes.

Oil prices rise sharply today. Oil has risen to $ 81.38 a barrel on the background of the rally in global stock markets, which supports the optimism about the recovery of demand. The price of September futures contracts on petroleum of mark WTI in electronic trading of the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) rose in the morning compared to August 2 at $ 0,04 (0,05%), to $ 81.38 per barrel.

On the eve of the contract rose by $ 2.39 (3%) to $ 81.34 per barrel – a maximum of 4 May, the first time since April, breaking the psychological barrier of $ 81 per barrel. Summary of world stock index MSCI World rose today, by 2,4% and reached a maximum on 13 May. The cost of Brent crude for September on London’s ICE Futures exchange on Aug. 3 rose to $ 0,02 (0,02%), to $ 80.84 per barrel. August 2, this futures added to the price of $ 2,64 (3,4%) and entrenched at $ 80.82 per barrel.

Anrey Torbinski
2010-08-03 09:33, Commodities.

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