Cold weather in China boosts oil prices


West Texas Intermediate and Brent crude futures edged higher in early Tuesday trading to $82.79 per barrel and $84.57 per barrel, respectively, amid renewed concerns that China won't be able to meet heating demand needs as temperatures start to drop. "Tightness in energy markets meant supply side issues remain prevalent and commodities prices remain supported," said a Singapore-based energy derivatives trader.

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