Agence France-PresseSeptember 12, 2013 15:31
Global oil prices climbed Thursday after the International Energy Agency raised its demand outlook for next year.
The continuing geopolitical uncertainty over a diplomatic solution to Syria's chemical weapons underpinned the market, analysts said.
The US benchmark contract, West Texas Intermediate for October delivery, added $1.04 to close at $108.60 on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Europe's main contract, Brent North Sea crude for October, jumped $1.13 to $112.63 a barrel in London trade.