NYMEX -U.S. crude holds near 2015-high as stockpiles grow less than expected

NYMEX-U.S. crude holds near 2015-high as stockpiles grow less than expected

SEOUL, April 30 (Reuters) - U.S. crude futures held around $58.50 a barrel on Thursday, near their highest this year as U.S. crude stockpiles grew less than expected after the first decline since November in stocks at the main U.S. delivery hub. FUNDAMENTALS * U.S. crude futures CLc1 had edged down 15 cents to $58.43 a barrel by 0013 GMT. They closed up $1.52 at $58.58 a barrel on Wednesday, after hitting a 2015-high of $59.33.