¬†Crude-oil futures eased in Asian hours Thursday after posting overnight gains as markets absorbed the impact of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s monetary policy announcements. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, light, sweet crude futures for delivery in December traded at $81.87 a barrel at 0410 GMT, down $0.33 in the Globex electronic session. December Brent crude on London’s ICE Futures exchange fell $0.09 to $87.03 a barrel. Global oil prices settled higher for the second consecutive day Wednesday after weekly U.S. oil stockpiles didn’t rise as much as they were expected to, and petroleum product stockpiles shrunk, indicating stronger demand. But the price strength is likely to be short-lived due to the oversupply situation in oil markets, analyst Daniel Ang at Phillip Futures said. “We find new resistance [for Brent crude] at $88.81 but find it extremely difficult for prices to even stay at current levels,” […]