Commodities Oil stable on small market bounce, but investors eye trade outlook Updated : October 29, 2018 06:56 AM IST Front-month Brent crude oil futures were at $77.77 a barrel at 0033 GMT, up 15 cents, or 0.2 percent, from their last close. Despite the gains and calmer financial markets early on Monday, sentiment among investors remained cautious after hefty losses last week. There were also signs of a slowdown in global trade, with rates for dry-bulk and container ships - which carry most raw materials and manufactured goods - coming under pressure. 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.