Agence France-PresseFebruary 21, 2014 18:25
Oil prices fell on Friday amid as investors booked profits from the week's solid gains that put prices at their highest point since the start of 2014.
New York's main contract, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for April delivery, lost 55 cents in its first day of trade, closing at $102.20 a barrel.
In London trade, Brent North Sea crude for delivery in April slid 45 cents to settle at $109.85 a barrel.
"The petroleum markets are seeing some moderate profit-taking to finish the week," said Tim Evans of Citi Futures.