Crude oil futures were higher during mid-morning trade in Asia Friday, shrugging aside US President Donald Trump’s latest tweet for OPEC to boost oil supply, as market participants await fresh pricing cues.  At 11:05 am Singapore time (0305 GMT), ICE May Brent crude futures were up 39 cents/b (0.58%) from Thursday’s settle at $68.21/b, while the NYMEX May light sweet crude contract was 36 cents/b (0.61%) higher at $59.66/b. US President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday that it was “very important that OPEC increase the flow of oil”. “World Markets are fragile, price of Oil getting too high,” Trump said in the tweet. However, the impact of this tweet quickly disappeared as compared with the US president’s previous tweets to OPEC, which caused sharp same-day price drops, according to an analysis by Kensho Analytics , […]