Oil Options Volatility Lowest in 2 Weeks, Futures Advance

- April 25th, 2013

Bloomberg reported that crude oil options declined to a 2-week low at 20.58% as futures advanced on better-than-expected US jobless claims.

Bloomberg reported that crude oil options declined to a 2-week low at 20.58% as futures advanced on better-than-expected US jobless claims.

As quoted in the market news:

West Texas Intermediate oil for June delivery advanced $2.21 to $93.64 a barrel on the Nymex, a sixth consecutive gain, after applications for jobless benefits slid to 339,000, the Labor Department reported. That was the lowest level since March 9. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg predicted 350,000 claims.

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