Oil prices have risen since the beginning of the current month by 12%, the highest level in two months, and the recovery of oil markets coincides with the Russian air operation in Syria for the fight against terrorism.
During Friday's trading, futures trading was a combination of "Brent" World in November, at $ 54.03 a barrel, up 1.79% from the closing price in the previous session.
And stepped futures US crude for November delivery rose $ 1.33 a rate of 2.6% to $ 50.73 a barrel, to exceed the level of $ 50 a barrel for the first time in three months after hitting its lowest level in six months in late August.
It is expected that oil prices have risen because of tensions in the Middle East, which is one of the largest oil-producing areas in the public, knowing that I do not have Syria big oil reserves, so the spike in crude came as a result of growing concern over the potential breadth of the tensions in the region.
The "Wall Street Journal" in her article, quoting group "NUS Consulting Group" Consulting: "Syria is not a major producer of oil, and its importance for the energy markets lies in the risk of the spread of the internal conflict in the entire region infection."
Also boosted oil high in energy markets, the Russian stock market, as the "index of MICEX" shares denominated in rubles during trading Friday by 1.71% to reach 1718.36 points, and went up "index RTS" shares denominated in dollars increased by 3.63% to 887.55 points.
Russian ruble rose against the dollar since the beginning of the
month of October more than 6%, and by 13% since August