Oil prices climbed to one-month highs on Friday while investors flocked to safe-haven assets, after the US launched a missile strike on an airbase in Syria in response to recent chemical weapon attacks.
According to Reuters, US President Donald Trump said the strike was in the US's "national security interest". On the news, the price of Brent Crude spiked above $56 a barrel but has now fallen back,...
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