London — Crude oil prices rose on Tuesday, supported by production cuts in the US Gulf Coast as Tropical Storm Laura was forecast to become a major hurricane, while rising coronavirus cases in Asia and Europe capped gains.

Brent crude oil futures added 37 US cents, or 0.82%, to $45.50 a barrel by 10.48am GMT and US West Texas Intermediate crude rose 15c, or 0.35%, to $42.77 a barrel...

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