Benchmark crude for October delivery was up 22 cents at $107.45 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract fell $1.31 to close at $107.23 a barrel on the Nymex on Wednesday.
In currencies, the euro fell to $1.3192 from $1.3199 late Tuesday. The dollar fell to 99.70 yen from 99.76 yen.
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