Crude oil prices fell slightly after it won the support of the sale to cover operations centers offset some weakness he had suffered earlier in the session with the rise of the dollar after the release of strong data on US jobs.
The dollar climbed earlier after the release of the data , which showed a larger - than - expected increase in jobs in the United States in July and improved wages, reinforcing the possibility of raising US interest rates this year.
The stronger dollar makes commodities denominated in it more expensive for holders of other currencies , which usually reduces the demand for those goods.
It fell futures for WTI US mediator September delivery 13 cents or 0.3 percent to settle at 41.80 dollars a barrel after earlier tumbled by about two percent. The total October contract I. who will become the raw nearest maturity in August 23 Ab- 42.57 dollars at the settlement.
Brent fell global crude contracts for two years , or 0.05 percent , to settle at 44.27 dollars a barrel. The contracts fell earlier to $ 43.51.