2019, June, 3, 12:25:00INDIA'S GDP UP, DEBT DOWN
The yield on 10-year rupee sovereign debt fell as much as 9 basis points to 6.94% after data late Friday showed gross domestic product rose 5.8% last quarter from a year earlier.
2019, May, 31, 12:35:00OIL PRICE: NEAR $65
Front-month Brent crude futureswere at $65.72 at 0844 GMT, down $1.15 from last session’s close. WTI crude futures were at $55.85 per barrel, down 74 cents from their last settlement.
2019, May, 30, 18:25:00OIL PRICE: NEAR $69 YET
Brent crude futures were at $69.03 per barrel at 1325 GMT, down 42 cents, or 0.6%, from their last close. WTI crude futures were up 23 cents, or 0.4%, at $59.04 a barrel, supported by expectations of a fall in U.S. crude inventories.
2019, May, 30, 18:20:00DIVERSIFICATION IS IMPORTANT
To put these two things together, the shale oil affecting both the volume of export and the price, plus the developments in clean technologies, tell me that for those countries who meet in Vienna, it has never been more important for them to diversify their economies. We have seen in Algeria, for example, one of the main reasons is the low oil price and the impact on the economy, and the same with Venezuela and elsewhere.
2019, May, 30, 18:10:00RUSSIA'S OIL PRODUCTION 11.12 MBD
Russia’s recent oil output is below the 11.18 billion bpd target Moscow has pledged as part of an international deal among producers to curb production to support prices.
2019, May, 29, 11:20:00OIL PRICE: ABOVE $69 YET
Front-month Brent crude futures were at $69.53 a barrel at 0641 GMT, down 58 cents, or 0.8%, from last session’s close. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $58.46 per barrel, down 70 cents, or 1.2%, from their last settlement.
2019, May, 27, 11:55:00OIL PRICE: ABOVE $68
Spot Brent crude futures were firmer at $68.82 per barrel, 13 cents, or 0.2%, above their last close. WTI crude futures were at $58.43 per barrel at 0700 GMT, down 20 cents, or 0.3%, from their last settlement.
2019, May, 27, 11:50:00VENEZUELA'S OIL TO CUBA UP
Venezuela's state-owned PDVSA exported 1.416 million barrels of combined crude and products in May to Cuba's state Cubametales, up from 355,000 barrels in April.
2019, May, 24, 10:25:00OIL PRICE: NEAR $67
Brent crude futures were at $68.48 per barrel at 0654 GMT, up 72 cents, or 1.1%, from their last close, with prices underpinned by OPEC supply cuts and Middle East tensions. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 66 cents, or 1.1%, at $58.57 per barrel.
2019, May, 24, 10:20:00OPEC+ COMPLIANCE 168%
Although compliance to the cuts had a slow start, OPEC's JMMC noted in a press release following their meeting in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, that compliance had hit a record high of 168% in April 2019. Average conformity reached 120% since January 2019.
2019, May, 24, 10:10:00OPEC+ RUSSIA'S ECONOMY
Russia’s GDP unexpectedly grew just 0.5% in the first quarter, below all 14 estimates in a Bloomberg survey. That compares with a 2.7% increase in the last three months of 2018, which was the highest in more than six years as crude output reached a record 11.45mn barrels a day in December, according to ministry data as Opec+ curbs eased.
2019, May, 23, 12:35:00OIL PRICE: ABOVE $70 YET
Brent crude futures were at $70.36 per barrel, down 63 cents, or 0.9%, from their last close. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were down by 51 cents, or 0.8%, at $60.91 per barrel.
2019, May, 22, 11:00:00OIL PRICE: NEAR $72 AGAIN
Brent crude futures were down 39 cents, or 0.5 percent, at $71.79 at barrel. WTI crude futures for July delivery were down 59 cents, or 0.9 percent, at $62.54.
2019, May, 21, 15:55:00OIL PRICE: ABOVE $72 ANEW
Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, were at $72.31 per barrel at 1030 GMT, up 34 cents, or 0.5 percent, from their last close. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 42 cents, or 0.7 percent, at $63.52 per barrel.
2019, May, 21, 15:45:00BALANCED OIL MARKET
Following its 14th Meeting, which took place on 19 May 2019, in Jeddah, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) has reaffirmed its commitment to achieving a balanced market and working towards oil market stability on a sustainable basis with solid fundamentals.