Crude Oil Bounces as OPEC Adopts Underwhelming Production Increase

OPEC Meeting Concluded with no Figures, Debate to Continue Friday with Non-OPEC

Gold Silver Reports (GSR) – Crude Oil jumped the most since late 2016 after OPEC adopted a smaller-than-expected production increase. – Futures advanced 4.6 percent in New York on Friday to close above $68 a barrel for the first time this month. Although the OPEC-led group of 24 major oil producers approved a 1 million barrel boost to daily output, several cartel members said the actual increase will only reach 700,000 because some nations are incapable of pumping more crude.

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Crude Oil Up on Syria Tensions, Neal Bhai Reports

Gold Silver Reports – Crude Oil Up on Syria Tensions, Neal Bhai Reports – The prospect of military action in Syria that could lead to confrontation with Russia hung over the Middle East but there was no sign a U.S.-led attack was imminent. Traders sought to lock in long crude oil positions ahead of the weekend, said John Kilduff, Partner at hedge fund Again Capital Management.

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