September WTI oil futures fell 0.29% to $ 54.34 a barrel.

Futures for Brent crude for October delivery fell 0.22% to $ 58.40 per barrel.

Earlier, Honored Economist of Russia, Full Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (RANS) Sergey Silvestrov, in an interview with the NSN, assessed the IMF report, according to which the fall in oil prices from 2014 to 2018 made a greater contribution to forecasts than the sanctions than the sanctions.