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 Prices Inched Up

US light sweet crude December contract rose 24 cents to $59.71 a barrel

World crude oil prices edged up but still kept below $60 per barrel Tuesday.

US light sweet crude December contract rose 24 cents to $59.71 a barrel in closing deals. It hit $58.60 Monday, the lowest for a front-month contract since July 26.

In London, the price of Brent crude for December delivery fell 23 cents to end the session at $57.81 a barrel.

On the New York Mercantile Exchange, December heating oil futures fell 1 cents to settle at $1.77 a gallon and gasoline futures dropped 0.5 cents to settle at $1.56 per gallon.