Oil falls on weak Chinese data, forecasts for US crude stocks build

Oil prices fell on Monday after four days of gains as expectations US crude stockpiles will rise and worries about weak Chinese industrial data offset hopes oil demand will increase if talks progress on a Sino-American trade deal. Brent futures fell 45 cents, or 0.7%, to $61.57 a barrel, while US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude fell 85 cents, or 1.5%, to $55.

81. Earlier in the session, Brent and WTI both climbed to their highest levels in a month, hitting $62.34 and $56.92, respectively. "The energy complex came out.

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