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Oil prices fell by 30%

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The FINANCIAL — Oil prices plunged on Monday by around 30% as Russia on Friday refused to join the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries [OPEC] in a large production cut. Because of that Saudi Arabia launched an aggressive price war. Brent crude futures fell by as much as $14.25, or 31.5%, to $31.02 a barrel. Saudi Arabia will raise production and offer its crude at deep discounts to win new customers next month. Oil fell by the most since 1991 on Monday after Saudi Arabia started a price war with Russia by slashing its selling prices and pledging to…

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Oil prices fell by 30%

6 mins read

The FINANCIAL — Oil prices plunged on Monday by around 30% as Russia on Friday refused to join the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries [OPEC] in a large production cut. Because of that Saudi Arabia launched an aggressive price war. Brent crude futures fell by as much as $14.25, or 31.5%, to $31.02 a…

Oil prices are falling again

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The FINANCIAL – Oil prices are plunging again. Opec members wanted to bring next week’s Vienna meeting forward to late February, but Russia would not agree. The plunge in oil prices has clobbered energy stocks, which entered a bear market late last month. Oil prices fell for a sixth straight session on Friday and were…