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Oil prices fell nearly 2 percent in choppy trade Tuesday as the euro slid and Chinese and European data raised concerns about the global economy.
02 June 2010 , 08:29Reuters12870
Oil held above $74 on Tuesday after Chinese factory data signaled sustained growth at the world's second-largest user, outweighing concerns about a potential slowdown in European economy.
01 June 2010 , 08:47Reuters12270
Oil prices rose above $74 a barrel in thin trade on Monday in thin holiday trade as worries about euro zone economic stability fueled the worst monthly loss for the commodity since December 2008.
31 May 2010 , 08:33Reuters12520
Oil jumped 4 percent on Thursday and posted its biggest two-day gain since mid-August as China's assurance about its euro-zone investments sparked a global rebound in equities and fed more bets for riskier assets.
28 May 2010 , 08:29Reuters12750
Oil rose by almost 3 per cent on Wednesday to climb back above $70 a barrel after a US industry report showed a steep drop in gasoline stockpiles in the world’s largest energy consumer.
27 May 2010 , 09:34Thenews.com11030
Oil fell more than 2 percent on Tuesday as investors fled from riskier assets to dollar safety on growing concerns that the European debt crisis could worsen and damage the still fragile global economic recovery.
26 May 2010 , 08:12Reuters17090
Oil fell below $70 a barrel on Tuesday on growing concern that Europe's debt crisis would derail the global economic recovery, prompting investors to sell riskier assets in a flight to dollar safety.
25 May 2010 , 08:22Reuters18290
Oil prices snapped three straight sessions of decline and rose slightly to hover above $70 a barrel on Monday, but analysts said sentiment remain fragile and prices could be again be hit by macroeconomic pessimism.
24 May 2010 , 09:16Reuters10170
U.S. oil prices dropped to near $70 on Friday, after falling the previous day for a seventh time in eight sessions, on unabated fears that Europe's debt crisis could hurt global economic growth and slow energy demand.
21 May 2010 , 08:41Reuters9920
Oil stood above $70 a barrel on Thursday, extending its gains of the previous day, propped up by a smaller-than-expected rise in U.S. crude stocks and gains in the euro currency.
20 May 2010 , 08:51Reuters12830
The euro fell to new four-year lows against the U.S. dollar Tuesday amid fears Europe's debt crisis will cut into economic growth and leave European banks vulnerable.
19 May 2010 , 08:17CBC News12030
Oil rose above $70 a barrel on Tuesday in a cautious rebound after hitting a five month low the previous day on concerns about the health of the global economy.
18 May 2010 , 08:40Reuters11480
Oil fell below $70 a barrel on Monday, to its lowest in more than three months, extending a loss of nearly 17 percent over the past two weeks on fears over Europe's debts, the weak euro and swollen U.S. oil inventories.
17 May 2010 , 09:36Reuters10940
US crude tumbled for a fourth straight session today, within cents of three-month lows below $74, on concern that the European debt crisis will curb global growth and energy demand.
14 May 2010 , 11:51Upstream14600
Oil was steady on Thursday, with the front-month U.S. contract holding above $75, as rising stock markets in Asia reflected greater confidence that the eurozone will contain Greece's debt crisis.
13 May 2010 , 08:19Reuters21370
Stocks and the ruble gained the most in more than four months on Tuesday, as trading resumed after a public holiday that saw emerging markets rally the most in a year on Europe’s aid package for Greece.
12 May 2010 , 08:17Bloomberg11790
Oil prices rebounded to above $77 a barrel Monday in Asia from last week's 14 per cent sell-off after Europe and the IMF pledged nearly $1 trillion to help defend the embattled euro.
11 May 2010 , 08:49Stockhouse15800
Asian stock markets have fallen sharply during morning trading, amid investor fears that Greece's debt crisis could halt the global economic recovery.
07 May 2010 , 08:44BBC News10620
Mounting worries about spreading European debt crisis on Tuesday dampened market enthusiasm for recovery and sent energy commodities diving.
05 May 2010 , 08:43People's Daily Online14360
Oil fell towards $83 after soaring U.S. inventories signalled demand in the world's top energy user is lagging the recovery in the global economy.
22 April 2010 , 08:47Reuters10940