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Jane Merriman

Jane Merriman

    Oil price drops as demand worries trump Opec
    Oil price drops as demand worries trump Opec
    Oil fell below $70 a barrel on Wednesday, pressured by a gloomy outlook for the global economy that could limit the impact of any supply cuts the...
    Dotcom crash, credit crunch ... oil bubble?
    Dotcom crash, credit crunch ... oil bubble?
    The dotcom boom and bust shook the world economy almost a decade ago, last year the credit crunch seized up financial markets, and now an oil price...
    Oil sets new record high of $122 a barrel
    Oil sets new record high of $122 a barrel
    Oil set a new record high of $122 a barrel on Tuesday, the latest spurt in an advance that has seen prices double over the past 12 months.
    Oil sets new record near $120
    Oil sets new record near $120
    Oil hit a new record near $120 a barrel on Monday, boosted by a string of bullish factors that include a United Kingdom refinery strike and...
    Oil hits new record above $118 a barrel
    Oil hits new record above $118 a barrel
    Oil rose to a record high above $118 on Tuesday, boosted by a jump in oil demand last month from China, the world's second biggest energy consumer,...
    Oil pauses below record highs, awaits Opec decision
    Oil pauses below record highs, awaits Opec decision
    Oil eased on Tuesday after it reached a record of almost $104 a barrel in the previous session, buoyed by investor demand for commodities as well...
    Oil hits record high after Opec fails to calm market
    Oil hits record high after Opec fails to calm market
    Oil hit a record high of nearly $79 a barrel on Wednesday, after the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries's (Opec) modest output...