World oil prices fell sharply

Мировые цены на нефть резко снизились

Brent crude in London fell us $1.45, while the price of WTI in new York fell us $1.65.

World oil prices reference marks are actively decrease due to the decline in demand in the market. This according to the auction on Thursday evening, September 13.

Thus, the November futures price for North sea Brent crude on London exchange ICE Futures at 22:40 on Kiev fell to us $1.45 (1.82 percent) to $78,29 per barrel.

In turn, the price of oil WTI with delivery in October, in electronic trading on the new York Mercantile exchange (NYMEX) decreased by $1,65 (2,34%) – to $68,72 per barrel.

Analysts say that investors ‘ attention has shifted to the downside risks to economic growth and, consequently, oil demand. In particular, OPEC has lowered the forecast of growth in global oil demand in 2019 because of threats to the global economy.

Also going on profit-taking after the impressive growth of prices for “black gold” in the previous days, when they briefly reached $ 80 per barrel.

Earlier it was reported that the United States for the first time in 45 years has become the world leader in oil production.

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