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he benchmark oil contract in the United States climbs by 5%.

WTI, the major US oil commodity, rose more than 5% in trading on Friday, as supply concerns trumped recession concerns, and traders began to look ahead to an OPEC+ production meeting next week. Around 1430 GMT, WTI was up 5.1 percent to $101.29, while Brent, the key international price, was up 3.1 percent to $110.43.