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Futures rose 0.5 percent in New York. Prices seesawed on Tuesday after President Donald Trump fired Tillerson, whom he had disagreements with over key foreign policy issues. The move could have implications for U.S. sanctions on Iran, which could impact the latter’s oil industry and exports, Facts Global Energy and Royal Bank of Canada warned. “The risk is now much higher that President Trump will not waive the sanctions when it is time to do so in May, thus derailing the deal,” said Bjarne Schieldrop, chief commodities analyst at SEB AB. Click Read More below for additional information.
The oil prices were bullish in the market as geopolitical tensions in the Middle East dies down. The commodity’s prices managed to hit another milestone despite the astonishing performance of the dollar in the market. The commodity continues to push great performance in the market on multiple factors. The great oil inventories reports and the OPEC agreement to extend the output cut have managed to put the prices on its best figures ones again. Click Read More below for additional information.