You are here

Oil jumps as Saudi king's death feeds market uncertainty

New king promises to maintain existing energy and foreign policies

BT_20150124_SYKING24_1476593.jpg
KING ABDULLAH: His death comes amid some of the biggest shifts in oil markets in decades

London

OIL prices rose on Friday after the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah added more uncertainty to an oil market that has more than halved over the last six months.

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz died early on Friday and his brother Salman became king of the world's top oil

sentifi.com

Market voices on:

grab

Receive $80 Grab vouchers valid for use on all Grab services except GrabHitch and GrabShuttle when you subscribe to BT All-Digital at only $0.99*/month.

Find out more at btsub.sg/promo

Powered by GET.comGetCom