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Oil OPEC basket fell by almost 2%

Нефтяная корзина ОПЕК подешевела почти на 2%

The price of OPEC oil basket on Friday, July 1, decreased by $0.85 and or 1.83%, to $45,42 per barrel, whereas in the previous trading day it was us $of 46.27 per barrel, the materials on the website of the cartel.

The term “basket” of OPEC (OPEC Reference Basket of Mar) was officially introduced on 1 January 1987. The oil basket is a conditional mixture composed of marks of oil which deliver on the world market 13 countries in the cartel. A historical high for the basket of the cartel is a price mark of $140.73 a barrel, recorded July 3, 2008.

Oil OPEC basket is one of the key price indicators of the world oil market.

This morning, the world prices for “black gold” have not demonstrated a single dynamics in electronic trading on the London and new York exchanges. So, futures for oil Brent with delivery in August on the London exchange ICE Futures rose 0.06% to $50,38 per barrel. August futures on light crude oil WTI on the new York Mercantile exchange (NYMEX) dipped 0.2 percent to $48,98 per barrel.

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