SINGAPORE, Oct 12 (Reuters) – Oil prices fell for a third consecutive day on Wednesday, as investors worry about a fall in demand amid rising risks of a global recession and tightening COVID-19 curbs in China made.

Brent crude futures were down 51 cents, or 0.5%, to $93.78 a barrel by 0033 GMT. US West Texas Intermediate crude was at $88.66 a barrel, down 69 cents, or 0.8%.

Both benchmarks fell 2% in the previous session.

The International Monetary Fund lowered its global growth forecast on Tuesday…