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Oil hits 2019 highs on OPEC cuts, US sanctions

02 February, 2019 10:35 am 10:35 am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Brent crude oil prices hit 2019 highs above $65 per barrel on Friday, spurred by US sanctions against Venezuela and Iran as well as OPEC-led supply cuts. Brent rose as high as $65.10, pushing past the $65 Read More




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Pakistan exempted from US sanctions on ‘particularly concern list’

12 December, 2018 6:01 pm 6:01 pm

WASHINGTON (92 News) – The Trump administration has exempted Pakistan from sanctions that affect the countries added to the US ‘particularly concern list’ that violate religious freedom. Following strong protest by Pakistan, the US has announced not to put sanctions Read More




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US sanctions Russian, Chinese tech firms over funds for North Korea

09 September, 2018 10:15 am 10:15 am

WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a China-based tech firm, its North Korean CEO and a Russian subsidiary, accusing them of moving illicit funding to North Korea in violation of U.S. sanctions. The new sanctions Read More




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Oil firm as Iran sanctions loom, but US seeks to prevent supply shortfall

09 September, 2018 9:03 am 9:03 am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil was steady on Tuesday, supported by looming US sanctions against Iran’s petroleum industry. But prices were capped by signs that increased supplies by other major producers, including the United States and Saudi Arabia, could make up Read More




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Oil markets tread water ahead of renewed US sanctions against Iran

08 August, 2018 8:19 am 8:19 am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil markets started cautiously on Tuesday, as many traders in Asia were reluctant to take on new positions ahead of the introduction of US sanctions against major crude exporter Iran. Spot Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were Read More




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