The crude price rally stumbled Jan. 11, with futures settling mostly lower amid fresh pandemic demand growth concerns following the imposition of new lockdowns in Asia. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now NYMEX February WTI settled up 1 cent at $52.25/b, while ICE March Brent finished down 33 cents at $55.66/b. A fresh outbreak of coronavirus infections in Hebei province, near Beijing, has led to lockdowns in provincial capital Shijiazhuang and Xingtai, China’s National Health Commission said Jan. 8, adding the epidemiological origin of the outbreak has not been identified. Residents have been barred from leaving, and public transport has been halted. On Jan. 11, the NHC reported 103 new cases of infections in China, the highest daily rise since […]