Brent, U.S. crude hold gains after U.S. jobless claims data
NEW YORK Jan 10 (Reuters) - Brent and U.S. crude futures held gains on Thursday after a report showed U.S. jobless claims increased last week from a revised lower figure in the previous reporting period.
Brent February crude was up 90 cents at $112.66 a barrel at 8:38 a.m. EST (1338 GMT), having traded from $111.60 to $113.29. U.S. February crude was up $1.09 at $94.19 a barrel, having traded from $93.08 to $94.70. (Reporting by Robert Gibbons; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)
- U.S. Mega Millions lottery up to $400 million, 2nd-biggest ever
- Uruguay becomes first country to legalize marijuana trade
- Pope Francis named Time's Person of the Year
- Thousands of South Africans line up to see Mandela lie in state |
- China bitcoin arbitrage ends as traders work around capital controls