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Oil futures prices fell more than three percent during trading today, Monday, extending losses last week with the continued rise in cases of Coronavirus in the United States and Europe, while the recovery of crude production in Libya raises fears of an abundance of supplies.
Brent crude, the world benchmark for nearest maturity, was down 3.16 percent at $ 40.42 a barrel by 1615 GMT.
U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 3.25 percent to $ 38.51 a barrel.
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