Oil at new high in CY19 on US-China trade optimism, Opec output cuts

Oil rose for a third day on Thursday to reach its highest so far this year as financial markets drew support from investor optimism that the United States and China could resolve their trade dispute.

  The price of crude has gained about 20 per cent this year, driven primarily by the prospect of a decline in oil supply from Opec and other top exporters such as Russia.   “This rally that we’re seeing over the last two to three days is completely justified when you put the predicted Opec production cuts into your global.....

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