Seoul — Oil prices fell on Wednesday as data showed an increase in US crude and fuel inventories, raising the prospect of oversupply as a potential second wave of the coronavirus pandemic threatened to halt any recovery of demand.

Brent crude futures were down 89c, or 2.2%, at $40.07 a barrel as of 3.48am GMT, and US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures fell $1.13, or 2.9%, to $37.25 a barrel...

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