New York, NY (BBN) – U.S. crude oil futures turned positive to end the month higher on Friday, shrugging off earlier concerns about the pace of economic growth amid mixed data and lifted by a late rally in refined products futures as August contracts expired. 
Front-month crude futures prices ended July up US$ 3.29 or 4.35 percent from the end of June, though for the week that ended six cents or 0.07 percent lower.
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