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the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. “It’s general dollar weakness that’s impacting crude,” Jonathan Barratt, managing director of Commodity Broking Services Pty in Sydney, said in an interview. “Investors will also start to build in a bit of a premium as a result of the hurricane.” The December contract rose as much as 97 cents to $82.66 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange, and was at $82.63 at 2:01 p.m. Singapore time. It climbed 1.4 percent bottes de moncler
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G-20 officials, who ended talks in South Korea on Oct. 23, pledged to refrain from “competitive devaluation” and to let markets set foreign-exchange values. The dollar fell as much as 0.8 percent to $1.4060 a euro, from $1.3954 on Oct. 22. “What’moncler bottes à la vente
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“We didn’t supply much” yesterday “so the situation will be more difficult for everyone,” Jean-Louis Schilansky, head of the refiners’ group Union Francaise des Industries Petrolieres told Agence France-Presse yesterday. French imports of fuel rose to 100,000 tons a day from an average 20,000 to 25,000 tons in normal days, Schilansky doudoune moncler prix
said Oct. 23. Gulf of Mexico Hurricane Richard, with maximum sustained winds near 90 miles per hour (145 kilometers per hour) will move over the central part of Belize and into northern Guatemala early today, the Miami-based center said in its latest advisory at 11 p.m. New York time yesterday. Richard may reach the extreme southern Gulf of Mexico by tonight or early tomorrow. Brent crude for December settlement added as much as 83 cents, or 1 percent, to $83.79 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. The contract gained $1.13, or 1.4 percent, to $82.96 on Oct. 22. “The G-20 agreement is interpreted by the market as a green light for the U.S. to devalue the dollar,” Purvin & Gertz’s Shum said in an interview. “The inverse relationship between oil prices and the dollar is likely to continue.” Crude moncler blouson
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