New Delhi, Aug 21 (PTI) Crude oil futures on Friday fell by 0.31 per cent to Rs 3,201 per barrel as participants reduced their positions on low demand.
On the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude oil for September delivery fell by Rs 10, or 0.31 per cent, to Rs 3,201 per barrel with a business volume of 2,879 lots.
Crude oil for October delivery was quoting lower by Rs 9, or 0.28 per cent, at Rs 3,236 per barrel with an open interest of 5 lots.
Globally, West Texas Intermediate crude oil was trading 0.49 per cent lower at USD 42.61 per barrel, while Brent crude was trading down by 0.36 per cent at USD 44.74 per barrel in New York. PTI SHW RUJ RUJ