Brent oil prices rose to the highest figure for the last three and a half years

Brent oil prices rose to the highest figure for the last three and a half years

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The barrel is now worth more than $ 76.

The cost of North sea oil Brent have exceeded $ 76 per barrel for the first time since November 2014.

This is evidenced by the exchange ICE, says RBC.

Growth was shown and the Texas mark WTI. At the peak of trading on 7 may WTI gained about $ 0.8 and $ 70.53 USD.

The growth of quotations continues with the beginning of the year, over the last few weeks breaking a few important marks. At the end of April, the price of Brent broke through $ 75 a barrel. Oil gradually restores the positions that were lost during the collapse of prices in the fall of 2014 when the rate falls in half, from more than $ 100 per barrel in September to $ 50 until January 2015.

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