Oil prices jump 3%

Oil prices jumped three per cent on Wednesday after U.S. crude inventories shrank more than expected and as major producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of an expected storm.
Brent crude futures were up $1.92 to $66.08 a barrel and U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures climbed $1.75, to $59.58 a barrel.

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