#wtiOil prices edged higher on Monday, on optimism that a preliminary
US-China trade deal would be signed soon. Capping gains, Russian Energy
Minister Alexander Novak said on Monday that OPEC should consider easing
the production restrictions after March 2020. US crude oil rose as much
as 0.3% to $60.28 a barrel while Bren crude added nearly 0.6% to $65.30
a barrel around 01:00 PM NY time.