Commodities Oil prices ease as coronavirus infections rise Updated : June 16, 2020 08:22 AM IST Brent crude was down 14 cents, or 0.4 percent, at $39.58 a barrel at 0027 GMT or 5:57 am IST. US oil fell 24 cents, or 0.7 percent, to $36.88 a barrel, after closing 2.4 percent higher in the previous session. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.