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Oil prices edge up as investors eye tight market

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By Aaron SheldrickTOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Monday as investors focused on tight market conditions after data late last week showed U.S. crude inventories fell to their lowest in more than three years.Global benchmark Brent rose 37 cents, or 0.5 percent, to $77.48 a barrel by 0305 GMT. U.S. crude futures added 29 cents, or 0.4 percent, to $74.09. Official data that came out on Thursday, a day later than normal due to the July 4 public holiday, showed inventories at Cushing, the delivery point for U.S. crude futures, fell to their lowest in 3-1/2 years."Cushing is clearly screaming ...

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First Published: Mon, July 09 2018. 10:33 IST