crude oil price

Oil prices ease but supply cuts keep Brent above $90/bbl

Oil prices eased on Monday as a stronger dollar and economic concerns in China weighed on fuel demand outlook although Brent held above $90 a barrel, supported by tightening supplies after Saudi Arabia and Russia extended supply cuts.

Oil dips as markets shrug off supply jitters

Oil prices reversed course on Wednesday after rising over 1 percent in the previous session, on a firmer dollar and as investors shrugged off jitters arising from supply cuts from Saudi Arabia and Russia.

Oil marginally lower as global economic concerns loom

Oil prices were marginally lower on Monday as investors stayed fretful over the pace of economic growth in China, and the prospect of further US interest rate hikes that could dampen fuel demand.

Oil rally takes a breather ahead of Fed, ECB rate hikes

Oil prices eased on Monday as traders awaited more rate hike cues from US and European central banks, with tightening supply and hopes for Chinese stimulus underpinning Brent at $80 a barrel.

Oil prices little changed amid China Covid concerns, supply woes

Oil prices held steady on Tuesday as rising Covid-19 cases in China sparked fears of lower fuel consumption from the world's top crude importer and a cut in OPEC's 2022 global demand forecast offset worries about tight supply.

Oil settles up 5% as further interest rate hikes loom

Oil prices settled up by more than 5 per cent on Friday amid uncertainty around future interest rate hikes by the US Federal Reserve, while a looming EU ban on Russian oil and the possibility of China easing some COVID restrictions supported markets.

Fuel prices may go up by at least Tk 10

The government is bent on raising fuel prices by Tk 10-30 each litre, despite vehement opposition from consumer rights groups and experts.

Oil falls on Beijing's Covid-19 warning, inflation worries

Oil dropped more than $2 on Monday as a flare-up in Covid-19 cases in Beijing dented hopes of a pick-up in Chinese demand, while worries about more interest rate hikes to control rampant inflation added further pressure.

Oil prices advance on low oil inventories expectation

Oil prices drifted higher on Wednesday, anticipating a report of low U.S. oil stocks, while expectations of solid demand in the upcoming driving season also lent support.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

Edible oil price may come down soon: Commerce Minister

Edible oil prices may come down soon in the local market of Bangladesh on the back of the downturn trend in prices in the international market, Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said today.

January 23, 2016
January 23, 2016

Decision time on fuel prices

The minister of finance has sought the opinion of the ministry of energy on how to revise prices of petroleum downwards.

January 19, 2016
January 19, 2016

Global oil price slump and Bangladesh

As per a projection put forward recently by the country's leading think-tank, the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), we find that a 10 percent reduction in fuel prices could propel the country's GDP growth rate by 0.3 percent, or in dollar terms, nearly $5.2 billion; raise its export earnings by another 0.4 percent and household consumption by about 0.6 percent.

January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016

Dip in international oil price

The logic being offered by the government for not adjusting the oil price in the country with the international price is that the BPC is making up for the huge 'losses' it has run up over the years.

January 8, 2016
January 8, 2016

Sloshing oil, slapping bouts, our interests

While maxi-oil wars are playing out in the Middle East and North Africa we have our mini version of an oil battle to be won at home.