New Delhi, Sep 21 (PTI) Crude oil futures on Monday fell by 1.67 per cent to Rs 2,943 per barrel as participants reduced their positions on low demand.
On the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude oil for September delivery eased by Rs 50, or 1.67 per cent, to Rs 2,943 per barrel with a business volume of 1,743 lots.
Crude oil for October delivery quoted lower by Rs 50, or 1.66 per cent, at Rs 2,967 per barrel with an open interest of 868 lots.
Globally, West Texas Intermediate crude oil was trading 2.24 per cent lower at USD 40.19 per barrel, while Brent crude was quoting 2.06 per cent lower at USD 42.26 per barrel in New York. PTI SHW RUJ RUJ