... * Brent jumps $1 per barrel before easing back. * Consensus grows for Brent to remain above $60 for rest of year. * But price upside also seen limited as weak demand prevails.
Monday 02.30 GMT. Stock markets in Asia-Pacific got off to a solid start, taking their cue from a strong final session on Wall Street last week.
Oil rose for a second day, extending the biggest rally since October 2012 after Saudi Arabia said it was confident that crude will rebound as world economic growth boosts demand.
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Dec 22 (Reuters) - Ocwen Financial Corp's executive chairman, William Erbey, will step down as part of a legal settlement with New York's financial regulator, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.