• Oil steadied after a weekly gain as geopolitical risks in Russia and the Middle East came back into focus following attacks over the weekend.
  • Brent futures traded near $84 a barrel after posting the first weekly advance this month, while West Texas Intermediate was below $80. A Ukrainian drone strike on a small Russian refinery halted operations on Sunday, the latest in a string of attacks as fighting intensifies between the two countries.
  • In the Middle East, a China-bound oil tanker — which most recently docked in Russia — was hit by a Houthi missile in the Red Sea on Saturday, the US Central Command said. The market is also watching for developments on the search for Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi after his helicopter crashed.