Why all eyes will be on the expiry of Brent oil futures this week

Topics Brent oil | US oil prices


The expiry of the June contract for Brent oil futures in Europe on Thursday will possibly be the most watched event in oil markets for some time after the US benchmark plummeted below zero for the first time in history last week.

The coronavirus pandemic has killed oil demand as over four billion people are in lockdown and last week, ahead of its contract expiry, US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures crashed deep into negative territory making it a liability for anyone holding it. Analysts and investors have been wondering.....

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