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Oil rises as traders await US jobs report

World oil prices rose Friday on nervous trade ahead of a closely-watched US jobs report to be released later in the day, analysts said. New York’s main contract, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude for delivery in March, gained 65 cents to $97.01 a barrel. Brent North Sea crude for March…

Oil prices climb amid Libya fighting

NEW YORK – World oil prices advanced on Tuesday as fighting raged on in Libya, a significant exporter of crude before the current crisis. In New York, crude for April delivery closed at $104 dollars a barrel, up $1.67 at the end of Monday trade. In London Brent North Sea…