The price for the yellow metal has crossed the level at $1,341.
Crude is steady as American crude inventories decline notwithstanding soaring output
On Thursday, crude prices didn’t change because American crude inventories sank notwithstanding a leap in output, while outside America an OPEC-led supply cut kept tightening the market.
Brent futures LCOc1 hit $60.56 a barrel, adding 0.1% from their previous close. This commodity benchmark has soared more than 35% since its 2017-minimums last June.
American West Texas Intermediate crude futures CLc1 showed $54.30 a barrel, staying intact from the previous settlement, although still 30% above its 2017-minimum in June.
Market participants told that crude markets were being underpinned by sagging American commercial crude inventories notwithstanding ascending output.
American commercial crude inventories went down by 2.4 million barrels by October 27 to 454.9 million barrels, as data from the Energy Information Administration revealed on Wednesday.
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