Oil rises after sharp fall in US crude inventories indicating demand rise

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Wednesday after an industry report showed crude inventories in the United States fell much more than expected, suggesting demand is improving even as the coronavirus outbreak spreads around the world. Brent crude rose 33 cents, or 0.8%, to $41.60 a barrel by 0044 GMT after declining more than 1% on Tuesday. U.S.

crude was up 42 cents, or 1.1%, at $39.69 a barrel, having dropped by 1.1% in the previous session. U.S. crude and gasoline stocks declined more than expected last week, while distillate.....

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