Oil prices are falling: Brent- $ 71.88 per barrel, WTI - $66.85

June futures for Brent crude by 7:56 GMT on 16th of April fell by 70 cents (1%) to $71.88 per barrel. This is evidenced by the auction, according to the Russian OGIA. Quotes of the May contract for WTI oil decreased by 54 cents (0.8%) and amounted to $66.85 per barrel.

According to the results of trading on April 13, the value of the June contract for Brent crude on ICE Futures in London rose by $0.56 (0.8%) and amounted to $72.58 per barrel, Finmarket reports. May WTI futures on the New York Mercantile exchange NYMEX rose by $0.32 (0.5%) to $67.39 a barrel.

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