Brent slightly up on optimism over US covid relief deal

Anadolu Agency | Oct 1, 2020 at 12:25 PM
  • Brent crude oil prices made small gains Thursday over progress in talks on the US coronavirus relief package.
  • International benchmark Brent crude was trading at $42.54 per barrel at 0610GMT for a 0.57% increase after closing Wednesday at $42.30 a barrel.
  • The number of deaths from the coronavirus is now over 1 million while the number of global cases is close to 34 million.