Economía 17-10-2017

The price of a barrel of oil rises again

The oil prices went back again today, with European reference Brent very close to the level of 60 dollars per barrel, a barrier that market operators expect to stabilize.

The Brent North Sea oil barrel for December deliveries was priced at $ 57.76 at the start of the Intercontinental Petroleum Exchange (ICE) electronic market.

This fuel gained 59 cents (1.03 percent) from the previous close of 57.17 dollars per barrel.

"The barrel moves to the rhythm of the dollar".

US crude West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for November deliveries also rose 48 cents (0.93 percent) and traded at 51.93 dollars a barrel.

Meanwhile, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) basket hit its barrel on Friday at $ 55.12, which was a gain of 68 cents (1.25 percent) from the previous close.