Brent crude up more than $2 on U.S. jobs additions
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NEW YORK Aug 3 (Reuters) - Brent crude futures rose more than $2 on Friday, extending gains, after a report that showed U.S. nonfarm payrolls rose 163,000 in July, above expectations that they would be up 100,000.
Brent September crude was up $1.87 at $107.77 a barrel at 9:27 a.m. EDT (1327 GMT), having traded from $105.80 to $108.05. (Reporting by Robert Gibbons; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick)
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