Oil prices continue to rise, approaching $70 a barrel

West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil, which trades on the New York futures market (Nymex), was up 0.14% this morning and was trading at $66.11 a barrel in contracts for delivery in April. Similarly, North Sea Brent crude oil, which trades on London’s electronic futures market (ICE), gained 0.22% and was trading at $69.78 a barrel in contracts for May delivery.

Source: Ámbito