Oil prices ticked up on Tuesday as OPEC and its allies keep producing less than their quotas, but were headed for a fourth monthly decline ahead of an expected further U.S. interest rate hike which may curb economic growth and fuel demand.
Brent crude futures for November settlement were up 41 cents, or 0.5%, to $92.41 a barrel at 0939 GMT.
U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude for October delivery was at $85.82 a barrel, up 9 cents. The October contract will expire on Tuesday and the more active November contract was at $85.53, up 17 cents, or 0.2%.
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