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Oil prices jump 6% as Trump says Iran made 'very big mistake'

PTI     June 20, 2019

New York, Jun 20 (AFP) Oil prices jumped Thursday on rising US-Iran tensions, with gains accelerating on a cryptic tweet by US President Donald Trump after Iranian forces shot down a US spy drone. "Iran made a very big mistake!" Trump tweeted in his first public reaction to the strike. Near 1505 GMT, US benchmark West Texas Intermediate climbed 6.3 per cent to USD 57.13 a barrel, while Brent futures in London gained 4.7 per cent to USD 64.69 a barrel. (AFP) MRJ MRJ


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