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Analysts warn of overheated market after oil prices hit highest since 2014

Oil prices was helped by ongoing production cuts led by Opec as well as healthy demand

Reuters  |  Singapore 

Oil prices hit their highest levels since 2014 on Wednesday due to ongoing production cuts led by Opec as well as healthy demand, although analysts cautioned that markets may be overheating. A broad global market rally, including stocks, has also been fuelling investment into crude oil futures.  US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $63.40 a barrel at 0100 GMT - 44 cents, or 0.7 percent, above their last settlement. They marked a December-2014 high of $63.53 a barrel in early trading. Brent crude futures were at $69.15 a barrel, 33 cents, or 0.5 ...

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 08:26 IST
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