Oil prices were slightly lower on Thursday in see-saw trade, easing the day after a strong rally as investors were no longer encouraged by U.S.-China trade talks and as weak Chinese economic data dampened risk appetite.  Brent crude LCOc1 futures fell 23 cents to $61.21 a barrel, by 1:09 p.m. EST (1809 GMT). U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude CLc1 futures fell 9 cents to $52.27 a barrel. Earlier in the session, both benchmarks hit their highest in nearly a month. WTI hit a session high of $52.70 per barrel and Brent rose to $61.91 a barrel. The previous session, oil prices jumped 5 percent, capping off an eight-day rally that marked oil’s longest sustained rise since July 2017. Global financial markets had surged on hope Washington and […]