US government data revealed that supplies fell last week, owing to a temporary fall in Alaskan output.
Gold and the greenback to react to a raft of US data through the holiday-shortened week, including revised US GDP data.
The number of US rigs actively drilling for oil have now fallen for the 23rd week in a row.
US dollar weakened this week, after dismal US data, and the dollar index has now dropped for five weeks in a row.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde and anti-poverty group representatives to attend summit.
Funding comes from Heavily Indebted Poor Country Initiative and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative.
Text message claims "Zulu people are coming to town to kill every foreigner on the road".
Nigeria's atomic energy chief Franklin Erepamo Osaisai says Rosatom will have majority stake in venture.
Bitcoin price slip causes market-wide dip, while Cape Town prepares for first bitcoin conference.
IMF managing director Christine Lagarde warns period of low growth ahead for developing economies.
Force majeure may be lifted on oil loadings at Es Sider, Libya's largest export terminal and at neighbouring Ras Lanuf.
African leaders reached a deal in Sudanese capital of Khartoum on Monday.
Tunisia's political scene is still in chaos and the country has never faced such a potent terror threat.
US dollar has risen more than 25% against international currencies since summer 2013.
John Kerry said US companies are ready to invest but Gulf states pledged billions of dollars.