Oil markets: US-China trade in focus


The Tullow Oil Plc Prof. John Evans Atta Mills Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel sits docked in Singapore on Jan. 21, 2016.

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Oil prices were unchanged on Thursday, holding on to most of their losses from the previous session, on worries that a long-awaited interim deal to dial back a crippling U.S.China trade war could be delayed.

Brent crude futures were flat at $61.74 a barrel by 0158 GMT. Prices fell $1.22, or almost 2% on Wednesday.

West Texas Intermediate crude futures were at $56.32 a barrel, down 3 cents from their last close. They settled 88 cents lower, or 1.54%, in the previous session on a larger-than-expected build in…


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