U.S. oil futures mark first loss in 5 sessions
U.S. oil futures settled with a loss on Monday (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/oil-prices-edge-lower-on-covid-worries-concerns-over-china-imports-11627300075), marking the first decline in five sessions as traders continued to weigh the prospects for energy demand against a backdrop of rising cases of the coronavirus delta variant. West Texas Intermediate crude for September delivery declined by 16 cents, or 0.2%, to settle at $71.91 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, giving up Friday's 0.2% climb.
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July 26, 2021 14:39 ET (18:39 GMT)
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