4:54 am ET 8/27/2014 Intraday data is at least 15 minutes delayed
BBG AMER ENERGY IX
The Bloomberg World Americas Energy Index is a capitalization weighted index of the leading energy stocks in the North, South and Central American region. The index was developed with a base value of 100 as of August 12, 2003. The parent index is BWRLDUS1.
West Texas Intermediate traded near a three-day high before a government report forecast to show crude stockpiles dropped for a second week in the U.S., the world’s biggest oil consumer. Brent was steady in London.
Ilya Arkhipov, Aliaksandr Kudrytski and Daryna Krasnolutska4:19 am ET
Russian President Vladimir Putin said talks with his Ukrainian counterpart about separatist fighting that’s killed more than 2,000 people were “positive” as the parties began discussions on a political resolution.