Brent crude rose 5.64 percent after falling on Friday , having partly won back an 11 percent drop on November 26, caused by news of the spread of a new strain of coronavirus B.1.1.529.
Brent crude at its peak rose to $ 75.29 per barrel (plus 5.64 percent on compared to the close of the previous trading session). At 10:35 it was trading at $ 74.83 (plus 4.53 percent). WTI crude oil rose to a maximum of $ 72.14 (plus 5.9 percent). At 10:35 am it was worth $ 71.53 (plus 4.96 percent).