In London, Brent crude for April delivery gained $1.65 to $107.43 a barrel on the ICE Futures exchange.
Goldman, which is forecasting benchmark crude to rise to $103 within 12 months, said recent violent protests in Bahrain show that wealthy oil-rich Gulf states are also vulnerable to political upheaval.
Futures. When Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned earlier this month, oil prices gave back several dollars and fell below $87 a barrel.
So, oil prices could easily fall back if Gadhafi suddenly steps down.
Investors will remember what happened back in mid-2008, when oil came close to hitting $150. Six months later it was back around $40, but it had already contributed to the rout in equities which were getting hammered as the financial crisis took hold.
Depuis le début de l’année, les prix des carburants ont connu deux baisses, soit en septembre dernier et vendredi. Ainsi, le litre d’essence passe à Rs 41,35, tandis que le diesel est à Rs?32,75 à la pompe. Est-ce que cette baisse peut avoir un impact sur d’autres produits et services ?
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