Oil prices increase slightly after an unexpected decline in US inventories

US gasoline inventories decreased by 3.2 million barrels last week, while stockpiles of distillates fell by 371,000 barrels.

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Prices on both Brent and WTI crude have increased marginally following an unexpected reduction of US inventories of both gasoline and distillates. Prices on gold and copper have remained more or less stable.

US gasoline inventories decreased by 3.2 million barrels last week, while distillate stockpiles fell by 371,000 barrels, informs the US EIA Wednesday, according to Reuters.

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