Crude oil futures rise on spot demand

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New Delhi, Nov 18 (PTI) Crude oil prices on Wednesday rose by Rs 33 to Rs 3,082 per barrel as participants widened their positions on firm spot demand.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude oil for delivery in November traded higher by Rs 33, or 1.08 per cent, at Rs 3,082 per barrel in 3,004 lots.

Analysts said raising of bets by participants kept crude oil prices higher in futures trade.

West Texas Intermediate crude oil rose by 0.19 per cent to USD 41.51 per barrel, while Brent crude was trading up by 0.46 per cent at USD 43.95 per barrel in New York. PTI SHW RUJ RUJ