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Brent’s Premium to West Texas Intermediate Widens a Second Day

November 02, 2011

Nov. 2 (Bloomberg) -- North Sea Brent crude futures’ premium to West Texas Intermediate, the U.S. benchmark, widened for a second day.

The difference between front-month Brent on the ICE Futures Europe exchange and WTI on the New York Mercantile Exchange increased to $17.53 a barrel as of 8:33 a.m. London time from $17.35 at yesterday’s settlement, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

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