epa000284076 (FILES A file picture dated 14 July 2004 shows an oil well in Santa Cruz del Norte, Havana province, World oil prices broke fresh records on Monday 27 September 2004 with US light crude poised to break through the 50 US Dollars a barrel mark, and Brent crude topping 46 US Dollars in London. US light crude closed at a record price of 49.64 US Dollars and in post-market electronic trading, struck 50 US Dollars a barrel. Brent crude hit a high of 46.28 US Dollars before closing 57 cents up at 45.90 US Dollarsas instability in Nigeria’s main oil producing region stoked supply worries. EPA/Alejandro Ernesto

MOSCOW, August 5. /TASS/. Brent oil futures with delivery in October 2020 gained 1.6% to $45.14 a barrel on the London-based ICE on Wednesday.

Brent prices were above $45 per barrel last time on March 6, the day before the price collapse.

Meanwhile WTI June futures prices add 1.53% to $42.35 per barrel.

The dollar dropped by 0.54% against the ruble to 73.02 rubles on the Moscow Exchange. The euro declined by 0.3% to 86.46 rubles.

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