By Stephanie Kelly, Muyu Xu and Alex Lawler

NEWYORK – The global oil market is signaling a possible shift as traders and analysts worry about lower crude oil demand and an oversupplied market in the coming months.

After months of strength, crude oil futures are flirting with lows not seen all year as China joins as a top oil consumer COVID-19 lockdowns as central banks hike interest rates to fight inflation.

Front month global oil prices have traded weaker than…