Oil prices change in different directions, Brent - $85.15 per barrel

09:40 - 20.06.2024

June 20, Fineko/abc.az. Prices for oil of benchmark grades are changing in different directions in Thursday’s trading.

The price of futures for August’s Brent crude oil at the London ICE Futures Exchange increased by $0.08 (0.09%) up to $85.15 per barrel by 09:36. Following the trading on June 19, August Brent crude futures fell by $0.26 (0.30%) to $85.07 per barrel.

The price of July’s WTI oil futures on the electronic trading of the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) decreased by $0.18 (0.22%) to $81.39 per barrel by 09:36. On Wednesday, June 19, the main trading on the NYMEX was not held due to a public holiday in the U.S., and on June 18, July futures rose by $1.24 (1.54%) to $81.57 per barrel.

The circulation period of WTI oil futures for July expires with the end of the session on Thursday. The more actively traded August contracts dropped by $0.08 (0.10%) to $80.56 per barrel by 9:36 a.m.