Brent oil futures for August delivery were up $ 0.23 at $ 73.09 a barrel, while WTI July futures were up $ 0.23 at $ 71.11 a barrel.
Oil traders are optimistic about the recovery of the global economy and the growing energy demand. The highest rate of the day was $ 73.61 per barrel.
Britain has postponed the lifting of restrictions until July 19 because of the COVID-19, which has also impacted oil prices. Experts predict that the price of oil will increase to $ 75 in the near future.