Investors hedge oil as Iran deal hangs in balance

Investors are hedging and betting on oil prices as markets remain unsure about whether or not US President Donald Trump will pull out of the Iran nuclear deal.

  • By Costas Mourselas
  • 08 May 2018
Chicago Mercantile Exchange on Monday said it has seen record amounts of open interest for crude oil futures contracts last Friday, as investors hedged geopolitical risks including the potential end of the Iran nuclear deal. Open interest for WTI light sweet crude oil futures reached 2,695,178 contracts on ...

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