Brent fell to $96.57 a barrel after settling at its lowest level since June 2012 amid concern global fuel consumption is slowing while output climbs. West Texas Intermediate crude sank 1.1 percent to $91.22 today, after slipping 0.6 percent Sept. 12. The International Energy Agency cut its global oil-demand forecast for 2015 last week.
Copper for three-month delivery on the London Metal Exchange fell to $6,780 a metric ton, following last week’s 2 percent retreat. Lead dropped 0.6 percent to $2,110 a ton and zinc slid 0.3 percent to $2,268.25.
Gold for immediate delivery increased 0.3 percent to $1,233.72 an ounce after closing last week at $1,229.65, the lowest since Jan. 9. Silver added 0.1 percent. Palladium climbed 0.6 percent to $842.50 an ounce.
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