WTI crude oil advanced to US$42.74 per barrel in Asian trading of Nymex Thursday (Apr 21) as US output falls for the sixth week. Brent crude also advanced 0.63% to US$46.09 per barrel, the highest level year-to-date. They contributed to further gains of crude palm oil. The benchmark July 2016 contracts of CPO gained RM21 to RM2730 per ton on the Bursa Malaysia Derivatives.To subscribe please click here