A sample of crude oil sits in a glass flask during testing for chloride salt content in a laboratory in an oilfield near Nizhnevartovsk, Russia. (Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg)

Crude at Five-Month High as U.S. Gasoline Stockpiles Tumble

(Bloomberg) -- Crude closed at a five-month high after U.S. government data showed the biggest decline in gasoline stockpiles since 2017, offsetting an increase in crude inventories.