Oil prices edged up on Wednesday, supported by record Indian crude imports and upcoming talks between OPEC producers and other oil exporters on curbing output to end a glut in the global market.
Brent crude futures were up 21 cents, or 0.4 percent, at $52.62 a barrel at 0639 GMT.
U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 15 cents, or 0.3 percent, from their last settlement at $50.94 per barrel.
Traders said that prices were boosted by record Indian oil imports.
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