• In energy trading, U.S. benchmark crude gave up 29 cents to $41,08 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
  • It lost 14 cents to $41.37 on Thursday. Brent crude, the international standard, declined 28 cents to $43.79 per barrel.

Currency Prices

  • The dollar slipped to 106.16 Japanese yen from 106.18 yen late Thursday.
  • The euro edged higher to $1.1854 from $1.1852.