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Oil prices ease after Syria air strikes
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London, United Kingdom, April 16, 2018 (AFP) - Oil prices slid on Monday amid relief that US-led strikes on Syria did not provoke an escalation in the conflict, easing investor fears about the security of crude oil supply.
Russia holding back on any military riposte helped lift Wall Street, as did strong retail sales, but European equities closed lower as the region's key currencies strengthened agai ...