Oil is poised for a third weekly gain on optimism that production cuts by OPEC and its allies will offset rising U.S. output.
WTI for Feb. delivery trades at $52.29/bbl on Nymex, +22c, at 9:21am in Tokyo. Contract -24c to $$52.07 on Thursday.
March Brent fell 14c to $61.18/bbl on ICE Futures Europe exchange on Thursday. Brent ended session at $8.82 premium to WTI for the same month.
Source : Bloomberg