London — Oil prices slid towards $64 a barrel on Tuesday, extending four days of declines due to easing concerns about possible supply disruptions as a result of tensions in the Middle East.

Brent crude was down 11c, or 0.19%, at $64.08 a barrel by 9.16am GMT. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were down 22c or 0.4% at $57.86 a barrel. The benchmarks lost about 5% and 6%, respectively, last week...

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