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Crude Oil Prices Jumped!

...as traders mulled prospects for US economic growth a day ahead

Crude oil prices rallied as traders mulled prospects for US economic growth a day ahead of a key labour market report.

New York's main oil futures contract, light sweet crude for delivery in November, jumped $US1.47 to close at $US81.44 per barrel.

In London, the price of Brent North Sea crude for November delivery regained $US1.78 to settle at $US78.97 per barrel.