The barrel of oil registers gains in New York and London

The barrel of crude oil was trading upwards today in its values ​​in the international markets of New York and London.

West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude, which operates in the New York futures market (Nymex), rose 4.10% this morning and was trading at US $ 27.15 a barrel in contracts with delivery in May.

Similarly, Brent oil from the North Sea, which does it in the London electronic market (ICE), advanced 2.84% and the barrel was agreed to US $ 33.99, also in contracts for May, of according to the Bloomberg agency.

For its part, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) reported that its crude oil basket was trading yesterday at US $ 23.48 a barrel, compared to US $ 23.01 last Friday, which represented an increase of 2.04%.