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Oil steady in face of contradictory signals

Posted On: Oct 18, 2019   |   Posted By: Reuters

Oil prices were broadly steady on Friday as concern over slower growth in China, the world's biggest oil importer, was countered by bullish signals from both the Chinese and U.S. refining sectors and a North Sea crude disruption that proved temporary.

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