Brent drops to just above $90/b threshold


Oil prices fell in volatile trade on Tuesday on fears of higher U.S. supply amid economic slowdown and lower Chinese fuel demand.

Brent crude futures fell by $1.35, or 1.47%, to $90.27 a barrel by 1406 GMT.

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were down $1.77, or 2.07%, at $83.69, having risen by...