USD 76.0381

+1.01

EUR 90.0063

+1.05

BRENT 41.59

-0.11

AI-92 43.36

+0.04

AI-95 47.45

+0.01

AI-98 53.47

+0.11

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+0.01

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Oil Eased a Bit

Oil prices slid on Tuesday but remain above $72 as expected crude stock drawdowns in the United States

Oil prices slid on Tuesday but remain above $72 as expected crude stock drawdowns in the United States spark concerns over supply tightness in the world's largest energy consumer.

London Brent crude presently a better reflection of the global crude oil market, traded 13 cents lower at $72.50 a barrel by 0230 GMT, after hitting $72.77 in the previous session, the highest since August.

U.S. light crude inched down 15 cents to $70.94.