Crude Oil

Iran’s oil tanker fleet being squeezed as sanctions bite

LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran is running short of options to replace its aging fleet of tankers and keep oil exports flowing because renewed U.S. sanctions are making potential sellers and flag registries wary of doing business with Tehran, Western and Iranian sources said.

Stocks rise on tame inflation outlook, dollar eases

NEW YORK (Reuters) – World equity markets advanced broadly on Wednesday after U.S. data again showed risk-friendly low inflation, which weakened the dollar, while Boeing shares gained even as the United States said it would ground the company’s 737 MAX aircraft.

Stocks gain on trade, Brexit optimism, dollar slides

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A gauge of global equity markets hit a five-month high on Friday on investor optimism over U.S.-Chinese trade talks and hopes a new Brexit vote next week will prove successful, but the dollar headed to its biggest weekly loss since early December.