Brent crude settles higher on supportive economic data

NEW YORK Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:04pm EST

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NEW YORK Jan 29 (Reuters) - Brent crude rose on Tuesday as supportive economic data and a weaker U.S. dollar helped lift oil prices.

Brent March crude rose 88 cents, or 0.78 percent, to settle at $114.36 a barrel, having traded from $113.07 to $114.49. (Reporting by Robert Gibbons; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick)