Brent price veers up as commentators find new scapegoats in Ecuador and Iraq

09.10.2019

Oil prices increased on Tuesday as unrest in Iraq and Ecuador raised supply concerns, but worries about US-China trade negotiations capped the market’s gains after US President Donald Trump said a quick deal is unlikely.

Brent crude rose 43c, or 0.7%, to $58.78 a barrel by 9.03am GMT. US West Texas...