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Global Oil Prices Jump After U.S. Air Strike Kills Iranian powerful Military Leader, prices are trading six month high

EnergyJan 3, 2020
Global Oil Prices Jump After U.S. Air Strike Kills Iranian powerful Military Leader, prices are trading six month high
The price of Brent oil, the international benchmark, surged more than 3% to over $70 before settling down around $ 68. West Texas Intermediate, the American oil benchmark, rose to nearly $64 a barrel up by $2.50. Analysts warned that the strike would be interpreted by Iran as an act of war. Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, pledged “harsh retaliation,” according to the Iranian state media.

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