Oil Futures Down 7.7% For The Week

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Oil futures finished a bit higher on Friday, but still saw a loss of 7.7% for the week. Prices found support from an improved U.S. employment picture but energy demand remained at risk in the wake of the U.K.'s decision to exit the European Union. August WTI crude rose 27 cents, or 0.6%, for the session to settle at $45.41 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

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