West Texas Intermediate crude was little changed near a five-month low as the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development cut its global growth forecasts for this year and next, signaling lower fuel demand.
Futures dropped as much as 0.6 percent after the Paris-based OECD said the world economy will probably expand 2.7 percent this year and 3.6 percent in 2014, revised from the 3.1 percent and 4 percent predicted in May. A government report tomorrow will probably show U.S. crude stockpiles rose for a ninth week, according to analysts surveyed by Bloomberg.
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