Brent rises to $ 48.25 a barrel

Follow-up scales News - Futures for crude oil rose on Friday, to continue to rise Thursday after it posted the biggest daily gains in six years, supported by recovery in stock markets and news of the decline in the supply of crude supply.

US crude and heading to their first weekly gain in nine weeks to end the longest wave of losses since 1986. Brent crude is heading for the first weekly gain in two weeks.

Asian stocks continued to rise on Friday after the release of strong US economic data restored calm to the market and Chinese shares rose for a second day after the difficulties encountered at the beginning of the week.

And Brent crude futures for October delivery 69 cents to $ 48.25 a barrel by 0615 GMT. Crude settled at US $ 4.42 to $ 47.56 a barrel in the previous session.

US crude rose 65 cents to $ 43.21 a barrel after the previous session, ended up $ 3.96 to $ 42.56 a barrel.

The US economy grew at a faster pace than initial estimates in the second quarter of the year with the support of strong domestic demand.

The US Commerce Department on Thursday said that "GDP grew by 3.7 percent on an annual basis instead of amounting to 2.3 percent initial estimate announced last month.

And announced the unit Shell in Nigeria case of force majeure on Bonny Light crude exports on Thursday after the two main pipelines in the country because of the closure of the leak and Sergh.anthy 29 incidents / d 25