MARKET WATCH: NYMEX oil prices approach $48/bbl

Light, sweet crude prices rose on the New York market May 16, approaching nearly $48/bbl for the day’s high before settling at $47.72/bbl, up $1.15. The Brent crude front-month oil contract on the London market approached a 7-month high May 16 but dropped again in May 17 trading.

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