US demand

Options traders bet on growing US demand for cyber security

A barrage of damaging cyber attacks has shaken up the security industry, and traders in the options market are betting on cyber security companies benefiting from increased spending as governments and businesses boost security.

Feb 20, 2015, 03:13 AM IST

Oil prices up as Russia-Ukraine tensions escalate

US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for May delivery gained 51 cents to USD 104.25 per barrel in mid-morning Asian trade while Brent North Sea crude for May rose 52 cents to USD 107.85.

Apr 14, 2014, 09:24 AM IST

Oil prices rise on Ukraine fears

New York's main contract West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for May delivery rose 46 cents to USD 100.90 a barrel in mid-morning trade and Brent North Sea crude for May gained 31 cents to USD 106.13.

Apr 08, 2014, 15:08 PM IST

Oil prices ease in Asian trade

The announcement of a deal to reopen the Zueitina and Al-Hariga terminals was made in Zueitina in the presence of government members and rebel chief Ibrahim Jodhran.

Apr 07, 2014, 10:02 AM IST

Brent climbs above $106 as Fed shows confidence in US economy

Brent crude rose on Thursday to hover around $106 a barrel after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled interest rates could rise next year, indicating strength in the world`s largest economy and top oil consumer, while geopolitical tensions also underpinned prices.

Mar 20, 2014, 13:57 PM IST

Oil prices mixed in Asia

New York's main contract, West Texas Intermediate for April delivery, eased 24 cents to USD 97.84 in mid-morning trade while Brent North Sea crude gained 11 cents to USD 106.35 for its May contract.

Mar 18, 2014, 11:32 AM IST

Oil prices ease ahead of Yellen testimony

Oil prices eased in Asian trade on Thursday as investors await a testimony by the US central bank chief for fresh clues on the state of the world's biggest economy, analysts said.

Feb 27, 2014, 10:42 AM IST

Oil holds above $100 on strong China lending data

Oil prices held above USD 100 in Asian trade on Monday cheered by a surge in bank lending in China, the world's top energy consumer.

Feb 17, 2014, 09:39 AM IST

Oil prices down in Asia on weak Chinese data

New York's main contract, West Texas Intermediate for March delivery, eased 51 cents at USD 96.98 in mid-morning trade while Brent North Sea crude for March was down 26 cents at USD 106.14.

Feb 03, 2014, 12:21 PM IST

Oil prices rise on GDP data, heating demand

US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for March delivery jumped 87 cents to USD 98.23 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Jan 31, 2014, 04:13 AM IST

Oil rebounds from eight-month lows

New York's main contract, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for February delivery was up 74 cents to USD 92.40 a barrel in mid-morning trade, while Brent North crude for February gained 29 cents to USD 106.68.

Jan 10, 2014, 09:46 AM IST

Oil prices mixed in Asian trade

New York's main contract, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for February delivery, was down ten cents at USD 100.22 in mid-morning trade while Brent North Sea crude for February gained 18 cents to USD 112.36.

Dec 30, 2013, 09:48 AM IST

Oil prices mixed in Asian trade

Analysts continue to keep a close watch on potential supply disruptions in Africa.

Dec 23, 2013, 11:25 AM IST

Oil prices up ahead of US stockpiles report

Oil prices edged higher in Asian trade today as investors anticipate a fall in US crude inventories for the third consecutive week, indicating upbeat demand in the world's top consumer.

Dec 18, 2013, 09:45 AM IST

Oil prices down in Asian trade

Oil prices eased in Asian trade on Thursday on a mixed US inventory report indicating tepid demand, while expectations of a return of Libyan supplies also weighed, analysts said.

Dec 12, 2013, 10:30 AM IST

Oil prices climb in Asian trade

Singapore's United Overseas Bank said in a research note that prices were supported "by the outlook for increased demand after strong jobs data from the US, the world's top oil consumer".

Dec 09, 2013, 11:15 AM IST

Gulf oil exporters' rivalry grows in battle for Asian buyers

The fight for the trillion-dollar Asian oil market has ended decades of comfortable dominance for Middle East producers, who faced so little competition that refiners in Asia complained of being charged a premium of a dollar or so per barrel above what buyers in Europe or the Americas paid.

Dec 03, 2013, 11:16 AM IST

Oil market slips on US stockpile surge

Protesters with a wide range of demands have been blocking oil and gas export terminals since late July, causing revenues to plunge 80 per cent.

Nov 29, 2013, 12:44 PM IST

Oil prices mixed ahead of US inventory report

Oil prices were mixed in Asian trade on Wednesday as dealers anticipated a further increase in US crude stockpiles, indicating weak demand in the world's top crude consumer.

Nov 27, 2013, 10:39 AM IST

Oil prices mixed ahead of Iran talks, US data

New York`s main contract, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for delivery in December, edged up 10 cents to $93.44 a barrel.

Nov 20, 2013, 19:49 PM IST