Brent crude fell to the lowest in four years as forecasts for rising U.S. crude stockpiles bolstered speculation that global supply gains are outpacing demand. West Texas Intermediate was little changed in New York.
U.S. stock futures rose, after the best week for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index since April, as European equities climbed on prospects for increased stimulus and Burger King Worldwide Inc. rallied on merger activity.
European natural gas prices fell the most in more than two weeks after Ukraine agreed to allow Russian humanitarian aid across its border and talks between the two former Soviet nations brought some progress.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rose with European stocks, while crude oil and bonds slipped as diplomats from Ukraine and Russia discussed a possible truce and Kurdish forces made progress against militants in Iraq.