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US crude futures rose to $ 97.44 a barrel

NEW YORK, Nov 10 (Reuters) - U.S. crude futures rose on Thursday as a
weaker dollar and supportive economic data provided lift even as investors
kept a wary eye Europe's efforts to tackle its debt problem.
 The euro extended gains versus the U.S. dollar and yen as easing
Italian bond yields prompted investors to take on more risk.
 On the New York Mercantile Exchange, December crude rose
$1.70, or 1.8 percent, to $97.44 a barrel by 9:26 a.m. EST (1426 GMT),
trading from $95.20 to $97.90.


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