Benchmark oil for May delivery was down 6 cents to $93.44 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract for April rose 80 cents to settle at $92.96 on the Nymex on Wednesday.
In currencies, the euro rose to $1.2950 from $1.2943 late Wednesday in New York. The dollar rose to 96.01 from 95.89 yen.
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