86°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Fri
94°
67°
0%
Sat
94°
69°
0%
Sun
95°
70°
10%
Follow our weather team on social media

Oil prices rise, hover near $67 a barrel

5 years ago September 29, 2009 Sep 29, 2009 Tuesday, September 29 2009 Tuesday, September 29, 2009 5:21:43 AM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press
By: John Pastorek

Oil prices hovered near $67 a barrel in Asia as regional stock markets rebounded and investors awaited a slew of data on the U.S. economy.

Benchmark crude for November delivery was up 14 cents at $66.98 in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Regional stock markets, often a barometer of optimism about economic prospects, rebounded from a sharp fall Monday after corporate takeovers boosted Wall Street to a higher close.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days