Commodities Oil prices jump $1 as recent sharp falls draw investors Updated : March 17, 2020 08:31 AM IST Brent crude was up by 1.5 percent, or 46 cents, to $30.51 a barrel by 0206 GMT or 7:36 am IST, after hitting a high of $31.25. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude rose 3.2 percent, or 92 cents, to $29.62, having come off a high of $30.21. 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.