New Delhi, Aug 19 (PTI) Crude oil futures on Wednesday fell by 0.22 per cent to Rs 3,186 per barrel as participants reduced their positions on low demand.
On the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude oil for August delivery fell by Rs 7, or 0.22 per cent, to Rs 3,186 per barrel with a business volume of 1,847 lots.
Crude oil for September delivery was quoting lower by Rs 4, or 0.12 per cent, at Rs 3,216 per barrel with an open interest of 1,020 lots.
Globally, West Texas Intermediate crude oil was trading 0.75 per cent lower at USD 42.57 per barrel, while Brent crude was trading down by 0.79 per cent at USD 45.10 per barrel in New York. PTI SHW RUJ RUJ