Oil prices fell on Monday, snapping five days of gains, as investors took profits after a report on slowing economic activity in China, the world’s biggest crude importer, re-ignited concerns about falling global fuel demand. Brent crude futures for December settlement fell by as much as 1.1%, and was last down 39 cents, or 0.4%, at $97.53 a barrel by 0645 GMT. West Texas Intermediate crude for November delivery declined by as much as 1.1% and was last at $92.27 a barrel, down 37 cents, or 0.4%. Services activity in China during September contracted for the first time in four months as COVID-19 restrictions hit demand and business confidence, data showed on Saturday. read more The slowdown in the economy of China, the […]