Wednesday, January 02, 2013 3:45 pm
At a glance: Oil jumps as US averts 'fiscal cliff'
By The Associated Press
On the New York Mercantile Exchange:
- Benchmark crude rose $1.30 to finish at $93.12 a barrel.
- Wholesale gasoline rose 3 cents to end at $2.80 a gallon.
- Heating oil added a penny to finish at $3.05 a gallon.
- Natural gas fell 12 cents to end at $3.23 per 1,000 cubic feet.
On the ICE Futures exchange in London:
Brent crude, used to price various kinds of international oil, finished up $1.36 at $112.47 a barrel.