Futures Movers: Oil prices settle higher Friday, but suffer a third weekly decline

Oil futures fell Friday as traders continued to take their cues from global equity markets, which saw a renewed slide to end a volatile week.

West Texas Intermediate crude for December delivery CLZ8, +0.50% on the New York Mercantile Exchange fell 51 cents, or 0.8%, to $66.82 a barrel. The U.S. benchmark was on track for a 3.6% weekly decline. December Brent crude LCOZ8, +0.51% the global benchmark, was off 39 cents, or 0.5%, to $76.50 a barrel and was headed for a 4.1% weekly fall.

Global equities were under pressure after a Thursday bounce, with U.S.

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