Crude oil futures resumed their climb in the European morning session Friday, supported by expectations of the market tightening towards the end of the year, with the market also focusing on the unraveling China-US trade relationship and the threat to global economic growth. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now At 0930 GMT, ICE October Brent crude futures were up 53 cents from Thursday’s settle to $75.26/b, while the NYMEX October light sweet crude contract had gained 57 cents to $68.40/b. The market ended more or less flat on Thursday but has largely tracked upwards this week. Analysts at Commerzbank said in a note Friday: “The subject of Iran is also continuing to keep the oil market on tenterhooks even though it is still not clear how sharply Iranian oil exports will ultimately decline as a result of US sanctions.” Trade talks […]