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Oil Prices Are Rising

Oil Prices Are Rising Oil futures rose on Tuesday, supported by signs that China may relax COVID-19 restrictions following protests that sent crude prices tumbling the previous session. Early on Monday, oil prices dropped sharply. They briefly wiped out their gains from 2022, as protests in China over the country’s stringent COVID-19 restrictions sparked worries …

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Putin Mobilizes More Soldiers, Oil Prices Surge

Oil prices rose more than 2 percent on Wednesday after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a partial military mobilization that escalated Ukraine’s civil war and raised concerns about falling oil and gas supplies. After losing $1.38 the day before, Brent oil futures increased $2.28, or 2.5%, to $92.90 a barrel at 0707 GMT. U.S. West …

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Oil extends retreat as China’s Covid crisis grows

On Monday, oil prices skidded as investors tracked a worsening Covid-19 outbreak in China. Brent Crude futures declined 0.39% or 0.32 points to $104.05 per barrel. The international benchmark extended a drop of 0.85% to $103.50 per barrel yesterday. Likewise, US West Texas Intermediate lost 0.60% or 0.57 points to $98.70 per barrel. It followed …

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After The Ukraine Crisis, China Reaches Out To Its Asia

After the Ukraine Crisis, China Reaches out To Its Neighbors

The Ukraine issue is straining China’s ties with the US and the rest of the West; hence, Beijing has turned its attention to mending wounds with its neighbors. According to analysts, China’s diplomatic frenzy in the last two weeks demonstrates the importance of its neighbors in Beijing’s relationship hierarchy. Following a hectic tour of India, …

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Oil on a higher move on slow Russia-Ukraine talks

Oil prices edged up on Friday after the slim progress in Russia and Ukraine peace talks raised the possibility of continued disruption to crude supply. Subsequently, the Brent crude futures increased 1.24% or 1.32 points to $107.96 per barrel. The international benchmark surged nearly 9.00% on Thursday, the most significant percentage gain since mid-2020. Likewise, …

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Crude oil prices bounce up amid supply worries

On Friday, crude oil prices are back in positive territory, but on course for their most significant weekly declines since November. Accordingly, Brent crude futures increased 2.82% or 3.14 points to $112.39 per barrel. The international benchmark recovered from a plunge of 1.63% to $109.33 per barrel yesterday. Likewise, US West Texas Intermediate oil contracts …

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Russia entitled to The Most Sanctioned Country On The Planet

Russia entitled to The Most Sanctioned Country On The Planet

According to a New York-based sanctions watchdog site, Russia has become the most sanctioned country in the world as a result of its war in Ukraine. The US and its allies slapped sanctions on Russia for the first time on February 22, a day after President Vladimir Putin declared the two Ukrainian rebel territories of …

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Oil Jumps as Ukraine Conflict Offsets Iran Supply Hopes

Oil Jumps as Ukraine Conflict Offsets Iran Supply Hopes

On Friday, oil prices remained elevated as fears of a disruption in Russian oil exports outweighed the potential revival of an Iranian nuclear deal. Accordingly, the Brent crude futures edged up 1.80% or 2.00 points to $112.54 per barrel. Then, the contracts linked to West Texas Intermediate increased 2.48%, or 2.67 points, to $110.28 per …

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