Crude oil futures were steady in Asian mid-morning trade Friday amid a lack of fresh market drivers, as the Phase 1 signing of the US-China trade deal has been priced in.  At 11:02 am Singapore time (0302 GMT), front-month March ICE Brent crude futures rose 3 cents/b (0.05%) from Thursday’s settle at $64.65/b, while the NYMEX February light sweet crude contract climbed 2 cents/b (0.03%) at $58.54/b. “Crude oil prices continue to stabilise, with Brent prices having found support at around the $64.50/b since the start of this week,” OCBC analysts said in a note Friday morning. “Prices did not rise materially despite the signing of the phase one trade deal the day before, suggesting that much of the optimism has already been priced into the oil market,” they added. Under the Phase 1 deal signed Wednesday, […]