Brent crude rose above $46 for the first time in five months


As of 9:12 MSK barrel of Brent cost $LM 46.13, which is the highest level since November 26 last year. Then in the course of the trading session in London a barrel of Brent reached $46,32.

As reported by Reuters, the growth of prices contributed to American statistics. Crude oil stocks in the USA was below expectations of experts.

In addition to the mood of the brokers were influenced by rumours that the largest oil producers able to meet again to discuss the freezing of the production level, said the Agency analyst at Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Masahiro different countries.

The rising oil prices had a positive impact on Asian stock exchanges. So, Japanese Nikkei has grown on 2%, Chinese Shanghai Composite 0.4%, the Hang Seng 1.8%.

Price growth in China has contributed, and a statement of the government about measures on support of national exporters.