OIL futures jumped nearly 3 per cent on Wednesday on a decline in US crude inventories and after sources signalled top exporter Saudi Arabia wants to see the crude price closer to US$100 a barrel.

SHARE prices in the Singapore bourse rose with the key Straits Times Index finishing at 3,598.73 on Thursday - up 41 points or 1.2 per cent.

[NEW YORK] Oil futures jumped nearly 3 per cent on Wednesday on a decline in US crude inventories and after sources signalled top exporter Saudi Arabia wants to see the crude price closer to US$100 a...

[NEW YORK] Oil prices rose on Tuesday, as support from the possibility of supply disruptions and a strong equities market offset the effects of profit-taking following last week's rally above...

[NEW YORK] Oil prices dropped on Monday as investor concern waned about escalating tensions in the Middle East following air strikes on Syria over the weekend.

[LONDON] Gold and oil traded slightly lower as markets opened for the first time since Western powers launched a missile attack on Syria, but equities are unlikely to experience big losses unless...

OIL prices edged higher on Wednesday, adding to steep gains in the previous session, as markets eyed an escalation of Middle East tensions after Europe's air traffic control agency warned of...

SAUDI Arabia wants to get oil prices near US$80 a barrel to pay for the government's crowded policy agenda and support the valuation of state energy giant Aramco before an initial public...

[NEW YORK] Oil prices rose on Thursday as the equities markets rallied and as market participants weighed a rise in U.S. crude inventories and production against continued Opec supply curbs.

[NEW YORK] Oil prices fell about 1 per cent on Wednesday after data showed US crude inventories unexpectedly rose 1.6 million barrels last week, weighing on market sentiment.