Crude oil futures gain on global cues
Analysts said raising of bets by participants kept crude prices higher in futures trade here.
On the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude oil for delivery in February traded higher by Rs 4, or 0.11 per cent, to Rs 3,679 per barrel in 28,094 lots.
Crude oil for March delivery was up by Rs 8, or 0.22 per cent, to Rs 3,710 per barrel with an open interest of 943 lots.
Globally, West Texas Intermediate was trading higher by 0.16 per cent at USD 51.50 per barrel.Meanwhile, Brent crude, the international benchmark, edged up 0.09 per cent to USD 56.39 per barrel in New York. VHP SHWSHW
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