Shanghai crude oil futures close higher

Source: Xinhua| 2019-04-24 15:54:38|Editor: mingmei
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SHANGHAI, April 24 (Xinhua) -- Crude oil futures closed higher Wednesday on the Shanghai International Energy Exchange.

The most active crude oil contract for June delivery was up 3.5 yuan (about 52 U.S. cents) to close at 497.0 yuan a barrel.

On Wednesday, the total trading volume for seven listed crude oil futures contracts on the exchange was 251,110 lots, with a turnover of 125.0 billion yuan.

China launched the crude oil futures trading, which is open to overseas investment, on March 26 last year.