Oil steadied above $64 a barrel on Wednesday as an industry report showing a surprise boost in U.S. crude inventories was offset by optimism about a U.S.-China trade deal being agreed. Oil industry group the American Petroleum Institute on Tuesday said U.S. crude inventories rose by 3.6 million barrels, compared with analysts’ expectations for a decrease. The U.S. government’s supply report is due out later on Wednesday. [API/S] Brent crude LCOc1 was up 15 cents at $64.42 a barrel by 1011 GMT, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude CLc1 was 2 cents higher at $58.43. Oil had risen for the last two days on expectations that China and the United States, the world’s two biggest crude oil users, would soon sign a preliminary […]