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‘Last act of manipulation’: Epstein put assets in secret trust before death

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The will Jeffrey Epstein signed two days before he killed himself in his New York prison cell put more than $577m (£476m) of his assets into a secret trust fund, it has emerged. The discovery of the newly created 1953 Trust, named after the year of his birth, has led some to question whether he Read More

Crude oil futures steady on mixed EIA data, geopolitical risks

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Singapore — Crude oil futures were steady to marginally higher during mid-morning trade in Asia Thursday, amid mixed data on US inventory levels while market participants keep watch on geopolitical developments in the Middle East. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now At 10:20 am in Singapore (0220 Read More

Tehran’s tanker freed by Gibraltar ‘leased’ to Iranian shipping company – media

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The Iranian-flagged tanker released by Gibraltar after more than a month-long arrest is “leased” to an Iranian shipping company, a new report says. The ship’s seizure led to a row between Tehran and the UK. “It is worth noting that the Grace 1 vessel, renamed Adrian Darya after the seizure… is currently leased to one Read More

Iranian oil exports fell below 100,000 b/d in July: US

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Washington — Iranian oil shipments have been ‘zeroed out’ Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Platts’ initial estimate is 450,000 b/d Pompeo pushing maritime security partnership US sanctions caused Iranian crude exports to fall to about 100,000 b/d in July, down from roughly 2.5 million b/d a Read More

Brazil bus hijacker shot dead by police sniper, hostages released

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A man who hijacked a bus on a bridge in Brazil has been shot dead by police after holding the passengers hostage for hours. The attacker seized the vehicle as it crossed the the Rio-Niteroi bridge with 37 on board at around 6.30am local time Tuesday, stopping it mid-way and prompting all lanes to be Read More

US tells Greece any help to Iranian tanker may be ‘terrorism support’

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The US State Department has informed the Greek government of its ‘strong position’ regarding foreign states providing any assistance to Iranian oil tanker that was recently released by Gibraltar despite all Washington’s pressure. Any attempts to assist the vessel, which was renamed from ‘Grace 1’ to ‘Adrian Darya 1’ and is now reportedly heading towards Read More

Oil up after drone attack on Saudi field, but OPEC report caps gains

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LONDON (Reuters) – Crude oil prices rose on Monday following a weekend attack on a Saudi oil facility by Yemeni separatists and as traders looked for signs of progress in U.S.-China trade negotiations. FILE PHOTO: A pump jack operates in the Permian Basin oil and natural gas production area near Odessa, Texas, U.S., February 10, Read More

Iran warns US against seizing its tanker as tensions flare in Persian Gulf

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Iran cautioned the US against seizing its tanker Grace 1, which has been renamed Adrian Darya-1 and set sail from Gibraltar after more than a month of detention amid continued rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Foreign ministry spokesperson Abbas Read More

Iran warns US against recapturing oil tanker as it leaves Gibraltar

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An Iranian oil tanker detained off Gibraltar early last month left the British territory and was headed through the Mediterranean towards Greece on Monday. Tehran warned any attempt by the US to seize the Adrian Darya 1 again would be met with “heavy consequences”. The vessel, previously known as the Grace 1, left anchorage off Read More

Oil rises as Saudi drone attack stokes export concerns

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By Saket Sundria and Grant Smith on 8/19/2019 SINGAPORE (Bloomberg) – Oil rose for a second day as a drone attack on a Saudi Arabian oil field revived concerns that the tense Middle East political situation may jeopardize crude exports. Futures in New York advanced as much as 1.7% to trade above $55/bbl. Yemeni rebels Read More