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Futures Movers: Oil prices fall a third day on worries about oversupply, China virus fallout

Oil futures tumbled for a third session in a row on Thursday, with U.S. prices logging their lowest finish since late November, on fears that economic growth and oil demand may be hit by the spread of the coronavirus outbreak in China......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 23rd, 2020

Futures Movers: Crude prices slide on worries about oversupply, China virus fallout

Oil prices are under pressure Thursday as investors await supply data and watch for updates on China’s growing coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 23rd, 2020

Oil prices fall on oversupply worries as virus hits China demand

Oil prices on Monday extended their decline from an early January peak above $70 as the specter of excess supplies loomed over the market after the spreading coronavirus outbreak hit demand in China, the world's largest oil importer......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 9th, 2020

Futures Movers: Oil ends at 2-week low, China energy demand worries

Oil prices fall Monday to finish at a two-week low, reflecting fresh concerns over supply, and the potential for a slowdown in energy demand from China......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 28th, 2019

Wall Street set for steep fall on alarm over fast-spreading virus

Futures indicated that the Dow Jones Industrials index would shed more than 300 points at the open on Thursday after the rapid spread of the coronavirus outside China deepened worries about growth and corporate earnings......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 27th, 2020

Futures Movers: Oil heads for lowest finish in 14 months as coronavirus keeps market in ‘stranglehold’

Oil futures fall Thursday, on track to post a fifth consecutive session decline and their lowest finish in more than a year, as worries about the rapid spread of the COVID-19 epidemic outside of China continue to drive markets......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 27th, 2020

Futures Movers: Oil slumps 4% as viral outbreak stokes worries about crude demand

Oil futures fall sharply Monday, dropping 4% as the spread of COVID-19 outside China underlines worries about a potential hit to crude demand......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 24th, 2020

Futures Movers: Oil prices climb as investors see slowdown in new coronavirus cases

Oil futures climb, with traders tying support to a slowdown in the number of new coronavirus cases in China, though worries about the impact of outbreak on crude demand continue to overhang the market as OPEC and its allies weigh an additional output cut......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 11th, 2020

Futures Movers: Oil falls to lowest levels since October as coronavirus fears rise

Oil futures fall Thursday, with prices poised to log their lowest settlement since October, as worries rise over the potential economic impact from the continued spread of the coronavirus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 30th, 2020

Oil rises, but potential impact of China virus on fuel demand haunts market

Oil prices climbed on Friday, following a drawdown in U.S. crude stocks, but were set to fall heavily for the week amid worries that a new coronavirus in China that has killed 25 so far may spread, curbing travel, fuel demand and economic prospects......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 24th, 2020

Futures Movers: Oil settles lower as worry about oversupply overshadows Middle East disruption

Crude-oil prices finish lower on Tuesday as investors appear to shake off worries of supply disruptions due to unrest in Libya and Iraq......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 21st, 2020

Futures Movers: Oil prices decline as worry about oversupply overshadows Middle East disruption

Crude-oil prices head lower on Tuesday as investors appear to shake off worries of supply disruptions due to unrest in Libya and Iraq......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 21st, 2020

Futures Movers: Oil prices spike, then fall sharply as worries over Iran missile strikes fade for now

Oil futures turn lower Wednesday after a sharp but brief spike in prices brought on by Iranian missile strikes at bases in Iraq where U.S. troops are stationed......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 8th, 2020

Futures Movers: Oil falls toward lowest in a week amid doubts about tariff rollback

Oil futures fall sharply Friday, with U.S. and global benchmark crude heading for their lowest finish in about a week as skepticism around a rollback of tariffs in China-U.S. trade talks erode bullish sentiment on crude prices......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 8th, 2019

Futures Movers: Oil prices decline after weak China data, trade worries

Oil futures decline Thursday after a round of lackluster factory data from China and a report that Chinese officials have doubts over prospects for a long-term trade deal between Washington and Beijing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 31st, 2019

Futures Movers: Oil prices on track for back-to-back declines as demand worries persist

Oil futures are under pressure Tuesday, on track to post a loss for a second session in a row, as a lower economic growth forecast from the International Monetary Fund and a recent round of weak data out of China fuel worries over energy demand......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 15th, 2019

Futures Movers: Oil up nearly 4% for week on reported progress in U.S.-China trade talks, rise in Middle East tensions

Oil prices climb Friday to tally a gain of nearly 4% for the week as reported progress in U.S.-China trade negotiations eased worries about energy demand, and as news of an explosion on an Iranian tanker fed tensions in the Middle East......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 11th, 2019

Futures Movers: Oil prices climb though U.S. crude supplies rise a 4th week, but product stocks decline

Oil futures trade higher Wednesday, holding onto the bulk of earlier gains on the back of optimism over U.S.-China trade negotiations, as the U.S. government reports a fall in petroleum product stocks, as well as a fourth straight rise in crude supplies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 9th, 2019

Futures Movers: WTI oil slips, Brent gains as trade-linked demand worries play out against U.S. inventory drop

U.S.-based oil prices slip as an escalating trade battle between the Trump administration and China and its potential to dent energy demand offset the upward price pressure that might normally be expected from a surprise decline in U.S. crude inventories......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 9th, 2019

Futures Movers: Oil prices sink more than 2% as U.S.-China trade spat sparks demand concerns

Crude-oil prices head sharply lower on Tuesday amid lingering worries about a protracted trade conflict between the U.S. and China, which could hurt energy demand......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 7th, 2019

Futures Movers: Oil prices fall as growing U.S. output eases supply worries tied to political unrest

Oil prices fall Tuesday, as growth in U.S. crude output helps to ease supply concerns tied to political unrest in the Middle East......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 15th, 2018