Oil prices in wait-and-see mode

Investors look anxiously at the future oil demand, due to the further spreading delta variant

Brent crude futures rose 70 cents, or 1%, to $69.73 a barrel.

WTI crude futures rose 54 cents, or 0.8%, to $67.13 a barrel.

Due to rising employment figures and hopes for rapid recovery of the economy, the dollar has recently gained strength.
However, a strengthening dollar is putting downward pressure on oil prices.

U.S. crude oil and gasoline inventories are down, but refinery inventories are up, the American Petroleum Institute announced.

The Spot Market is Open

Thu.19 Aug-2021

Metals

Updated at
USD

Bid/Ask
Ounce

Change


Low/High
Gold
06.00
1,788.60
1,789.00
+0.50
0.03%
1,787.10
1,789.70
Silver
06.00
23.47
23.57
0.00
0.02%
23.46
23.59
Platinum
06.00
993.00
1,003.00
+1.00
0.10%
991.00
1,005.00
Palladium
06.00
2,357.00
2,507.00
+2.00
0.08%
2,355.00
2,511.00
Rhodium
05.00
18,150.00
20,150.00
0.00
0.00%
18,150.00
20,150.00
Energy

Updated at


Price


Change


%Change
Crude Oil
06.00

64.64

-0.82

-1.25%

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