Oil prices rose sharply

NEW YORK/LONDON (dpa-AFX) – Oil prices rose sharply on Monday. At noon a barrel (159 litres) of the North Sea variety Brent cost 66.39 US dollars. That was $1.65 more than last Friday. The price for a barrel of the American West Texas Intermediate (WTI) grade increased by 1.51 dollars to 59.98 dollars. On Monday, July 1st 2019, negotiations began …