By Murat Temizer
ANKARA (AA) - Oil prices started the day with a 0.64% increase compared to Monday's closing, ahead of the OPEC+ meeting on Oct. 5, when OPEC+ producers will decide on the extent of their production cuts for November.
International benchmark Brent crude traded at $89.44 per barrel at 10.24 a.m. local time (0724 GMT) for a 0.65% gain from the closing price of $88.86 a barrel in the previous trading session.
American benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI), trading at $84.05 per barrel at the same time, increased 0.50% after the previous session closed at $83.63 a barrel.
Investors are awaiting the outcome of the OPEC+ meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 5, when the group will discuss production cuts of over 1 million barrels per day for November.