Oil prices fell this morning as concerns about eurozone debt provided support for the dollar, while US crude stockpiles rose for the fifth time in six weeks.

US crude for December dipped 26¢ to stand at $86.80 a barrel at 05.24 GMT, while London ICE Brent fell 30¢ to $88.16, reports Reuters.

Germany’s industrial output slipped in September, adding to the euro’s woes.

US crude inventories increased by 1.4 million barrels during the week up to 5 November as imports rebounded, according to a Reuters poll.