¬†Crude-oil futures were lower in Asian trading hours Thursday as investors weighed the impact of rising U.S. oil inventories and the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, light, sweet crude futures for delivery in December traded at $96.54 a barrel at 0432 GMT, down $0.23 in the Globex electronic session. December Brent crude on London’s ICE Futures exchange fell $0.29 to $109.57 a barrel. The premium of Brent crude over Nymex WTI is at around $13 a barrel, its widest since April as supply disruptions in the Middle East have supported Brent prices while WTI is under pressure due to rising U.S. oil stocks. U.S. crude inventories rose more than expected in the week ended Oct. 25, by 4.1 million barrels to 383.9 million barrels, compared with an expected increase of 2.2 million barrels, Energy Information Administration data showed. […]