Brent crude rose more than 2 % on Tuesday on the threat of supply disruption as tensions escalate in the
Middle East. Brent November crude rose $2.68, or 2.40 %, to settle at $114.50 a barrel, having traded from $111.97 to $114.72.

Oil Declines From One-Week High as Crude Stockpiles Seen Rising

Oil declined from the highest level in a week in New York before a government report that may show stockpiles climbed in the U.S., the world’s biggest crude user. Futures slipped as much as 0.7 % after surging 3.4 % yesterday amid increased Middle East tension. Crude inventories probably rose by 1.5 million barrels last week, according to a survey .

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