Crude oil prices saw some gains at trading start on Friday having recovered from losses made during the previous session after the World Trade Organization (WHO) appeased concerns over the coronavirus epidemic in China.

International benchmark Brent crude was trading at $62.30 per barrel at 0630 GMT on Friday for a 0.39% gain after closing the previous session at $62.06 a barrel.

American benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) was trading at $55.83 a barrel at the same time for a 0.3% increase after ending Thursday at $55.66 per barrel.

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