USD 65.6046

-0.02

EUR 72.6243

-0.21

BRENT 59.13

+0.04

AI-92 42.31

+0.03

AI-95 46.07

+0.02

AI-98 51.76

+0.01

Diesel 46.02

+0.03

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Crude Oil Prices On New Record

Crude oil prices shot higher and then retreated Thursday

Crude oil prices continued to rise, reaching a new record of $96 a barrel on concerns about the economy and France's decision to release oil from its strategic petroleum reserve.

Still, oil prices have surged 20 percent in one month, and when any market rises that far that fast, investors tend to sell to lock in some of their gains.