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Oil Futures Rise on Monday

Crude oil futures ended higher on Monday, according to Bloomberg MarketWatch.

On the New York Mercantile Exchange, August West Texas Intermediate crude tacked on 17 cents, or 0.4%, to settle at $44.40 a barrel.

September Brent crude, the global benchmark, also added 17 cents, or 0.4%, to end trading at $46.88 a barrel on the London ICE Futures Exchange.

Back on the New York Mercantile Exchange, August natural gas settled at $2.929 per million British thermal units, up 6.5 cents, or 2.3%.