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Oil prices fall as world's limited storage tanks fill up amid demand shock

Brent crude futures fell to a low of $18.97 and were last down 4.1 per cent , or 82 cents, at $19.17 a barrel

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The benchmark slid 6.8per cent on Monday, and the contract for June delivery expires on April 30

Reuters
Oil prices slumped on Tuesday, extending the previous session's slide, on worries about limited capacity to store crude worldwide and expectations that fuel demand may only recover slowly as coronavirus pandemic restrictions are gradually eased.

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures skidded by as much as 16per cent and were off 14.7 per cent , or $1.88 cents, at $10.90 a barrel as of 0158 GMT. WTI plunged 25per cent on Monday.

Brent crude futures fell to a low of $18.97 and were last down 4.1 per cent , or 82 cents, at $19.17 a barrel. The benchmark slid 6.8per cent
Topics : Oil Prices

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First Published: Apr 28 2020 | 11:58 AM IST

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