Oil futures ended higher Monday, with support tied to continued progress on vaccines against COVID-19 even as the disease continues to rage anew in parts of the world. West Texas Intermediate crude for January delivery (CL) rose 64 cents, or 1.5%, to finish at $43.06 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. January Brent crude (BRN00) the global benchmark, rose $1.10, or 2.5%, to end at $46.06 a barrel on ICE Futures Europe.
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