Commodity Prices: Brent Crude Oil

The following graphs present commodity future prices over the periods of the last week, last three months and last year. All changes are measured in US Dollars and reflect daily closing prices for the forward month futures.

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Oil Above $50 On Hopes For Non-OPEC Output Cuts
Thursday, December 08, 2016 Oil rebounds from the week's lows to close above $50 a barrel.

Oil Slips On Bearish US Inventory Report, Doubts Over OPEC Cut
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 Oil prices slide on bearish US petroleum inventory data and doubts that production cuts promised by OPEC and Russia will be deep enough.

Oil Falls On Output Cut Skepticism, OPEC And Russia Output Rise
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 Oil prices end lower for the first time since OPEC agreed on Nov. 30 to cut output.

Oil Retreats On Doubts OPEC Cuts Can Ease Glut
Monday, December 05, 2016 US crude futures strengthened before retreating in post-settlement trade as the market lost confidence.

Oil Rallies To Best Week In Years After OPEC Output Deal
Friday, December 02, 2016 Oil prices rallied for their best week in at least five years, steadying above $51 a barrel.

Oil Soars, Brent Hits 16-Month High After OPEC Output Deal
Thursday, December 01, 2016 Oil prices surge 4%, with Brent crude at its highest in about 16 months.

Oil Soars off OPEC Agreement to Cut Production
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 Oil prices surged in early trading based off newsflow from Vienna that OPEC had come to an agreement to cut crude output.

Oil Tumbles Nearly 4% On Doubts Over OPEC Production Cut
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Oil slumps by roughly 4% as OPEC's leading oil exporters struggled to agree on a deal to cut production to reduce global oversupply and boost prices.

Oil Up Ahead of OPEC Meet; Dollar Slips, Stocks Fall
Monday, November 28, 2016 Crude futures rise in choppy trading ahead of an OPEC meeting later in the week that could reap production cuts, while the dollar pares losses and U.S. stocks fall.

Saudi Energy Minister: Oil Market Would Balance Even Without Output Cuts
Sunday, November 27, 2016 Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih says he believes the oil market would balance itself in 2017, even if producers did not intervene.