US crude rises, narrows gap on Brent

Closing the gap: WTI gains on Brent

Brent crude oil futures fell and US crude futures gained for a fifth straight session on Thursday, narrowing the gap between the two benchmarks to a two-week low as positive US economic data hinted at a resurgence of demand for oil in the world's largest consumer.


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