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Prices for Brent crude jumped above $68 per barrel

Цены на нефть Brent подскочили выше $68 за баррельInvestors awaited the release of statistics on oil reserves in the United States.

The oil continues to rise on Tuesday, January 9, after lifting the day before on expectations of weaker growth in US production. So, as of 8.43 in Kiev the price of Brent crude oil rose by 0.28% to about 68.13 per barrel.

The price of February futures for WTI oil increased by 0.4% to $62,16 per barrel. Both brands of oil is trading at highs in 2015.

Investors awaited the release of statistics on oil reserves in the United States at the end of last week, while traders continue to evaluate the data on dynamics of drilling rigs in the country.

Also the market is waiting for data from the American petroleum Institute (API) and the Ministry of energy of the country on the dynamics of the reserves of “black gold” in the United States at the end of last week. According to analysts, the index fell by 4.1 million barrels to 420,4 million barrels.

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