Crude oil falls towards US$89 on strong U.S. dollar

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. crude futures fell on Monday to continue last week's rout when the benchmark lost more than US$2, its steepest weekly fall in a month, amid a strengthening U.S. dollar, upbeat U.S. employment data and undiminished crude supply.

U.S. crude for November delivery was down 15 cents at US$89.59 a barrel by 0032 GMT after falling by US$1.27 on Friday. The contract hit US$88.18 on Thursday, the lowest intraday level since April 2013.

Brent for November delivery fell 42 cents to US$91.89 after dropping US$1.11 in the previous session, the fourth week in five the benchmark has finished lower. Brent touched US$91.48 a barrel on Friday, its lowest since June 2012.

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