Oil extends losses as recession fears mount

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Oil extends losses as recession fears mount

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TOKYO: Oil prices fell 2 per cent in early trade on Thursday (Jun 23), extending losses from the previous day, as investors worried that aggressive US interest rate hikes could trigger a recession and dent fuel demand.

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures fell US$2.39, or 2.3 per cent, to $103.

The US Energy Information Administration said its weekly oil data, which was scheduled for release on Thursday, will be delayed due to systems issues until at least next week.Pressed for time?

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Category: Economy

Topics: Rate Barrel Demand Mediacorp Prices Cent Recession Crude Investors Futures Economic

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Published On: 2022-06-23, 08:54:08

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