The barrel of oil registers gains in New York and London, but collapsed in OPEC

The barrel of crude oil was trading higher on Thursday in its values ​​in the international markets of New York and London, but the basket of OPEC values ​​fell by 25.39%, to the historic value of US $ 16.87.

West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude, which operates in the New York futures market (Nymex), rose 10.09% this morning and was trading at US $ 22.36 a barrel in contracts with delivery in May.

Similarly, Brent oil from the North Sea, which does it in the London electronic market (ICE), climbed 10.55% and the barrel was agreed to US $ 27.35, also in contracts for May, of according to the Bloomberg agency.

For its part, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) reported that its crude oil basket was trading yesterday at US $ 16.87 a barrel, compared to US $ 22.61 on Tuesday, which represented a collapse of 25 , 39%.