NYMEX Benchmark Crude December: (+1.3%) to $95.52
Top Energy Stocks
Energy shares finished higher as crude oil futures managed to
keep gains topping 1% at the close of trading at the New York
Light, sweet crude oil for December delivery finished up 1.3% to
$95.52 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was up 1.51%
to $3.11 a gallon while natural gas was down 2.33% to $3.69 per
million British thermal units.
In energy ETFs, the United States Oil Fund (
) is up 1.12% to $36.87. The United States Natural Gas ETF (
) is down 2.64% to $8.48.
In late-session energy news, ADRs of Petroleo Brasileiro (
) are higher as the Reuters reports that Brazil's state-run
Petrobras would sell Japan refiner Nansei Seikyu KK - its southern
Japan refiner if it had an attractive enough offer.
The company had said it would sell just a stake in the
PBR ADRs are up 2.98%, or $0.82, to $28.35.
Meanwhile, Tesco (
) has tumbled 18.24% to $13.36 a share after it reports Q3 EPS of
$0.10, short of estimates for $0.23. Revenue came out at $127
million, missing the consensus view of $130.28 million.
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