Oil rises on improving economic data

Oil prices rose about $US1 a barrel on Monday, after bullish data from Asia and Europe, but investors are wary about sharp spikes in new coronavirus infections around the world. Brent crude gained 69 US cents, or 1.7 per cent, to settle at $US41.71 a barrel. US crude...

Oil rises as US economic data lends help

Oil prices rose about 2 per cent in a volatile session overnight, buoyed by signs of a marginal improvement in the US economy and a tepid rise in fuel demand, but price gains were limited by rising cases of COVID-19 in some US states. Brent crude rose 74 US cents, or...