Oil price jumps on fear of Iranian retaliation against US

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By CARLO PIOVANO | AP
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Fri, 2020-01-03 10:53

LONDON: The price of oil surged Friday as global investors were gripped with uncertainty over the potential repercussions after the United States killed Iran’s top general.
News that Gen. Qassem Soleimani, head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, was killed in an air attack at the Baghdad international airport prompted expectations of Iranian retaliation against US and Israeli targets.

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