Brent crude rises more than $1 on Mideast tensions

Reuters Middle East

LONDON, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Brent crude futures rose more

than $1 a barrel on Thursday, as violence in the Gaza Strip

renewed worries about supply disruption.

Brent December crude was up $1.03 cents at $110.64 a

barrel by 1159 GMT, after rising to as high as $110.75.

U.S. crude was up 2 cents at $86.34.

(Reporting by Alice Baghdjian; Editing by Alison Birrane)

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