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Jens Nærvig Pedersen, senior analyst at Danske Bank, notes that the oil prices dropped more than 3% yesterday after US President Donald Trump said that ‘oil prices are getting too high’ and that ‘OPEC should relax’.

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“In October 2018, he made similar comments, which helped initiate the steep downturn in oil prices in Q4 – hence the anxiety in the market towards his comments.”

“The price on Brent crude settled below USD65/bbl down from above USD67/bbl.”