Shares of energy producers rose alongside oil futures, which hit an eight-month high because of increasing signs that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and Russia would extend a production-cap deal. Chinese state-controlled oil-and-gas giant PetroChina said its net profit for the three months ended September rose to about $705 million as revenue grew 17%.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
October 30, 2017 16:39 ET (20:39 GMT)