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SI Reporter  |  New Delhi  Last Updated at August 13, 2018 08:29 IST

Oil prices edge up on Iran sanctions   Oil prices inched up on Monday as US sanctions against Iran pointed towards a tighter market, although concerns over slowing economic growth amid global trade tensions kept a lid on gains.   Front-month Brent crude oil futures were at $72.88 per barrel, up by 7 cents from their last close. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 16 cents at $67.79 per barrel. Asia shares, euro pressured by Turkish crisis   Asia share markets slipped and the euro hit one-year lows on Monday as a fresh fall in the Turkish lira fueled demand for safe havens, including the US dollar, Swiss franc and yen. Japan’s Nikkei lost 0.95 per cent and MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased 0.3 per cent as bourses across the region turned red. Markets on Friday INDEX LATEST PREVIOUS CHANGE CHANGE(%) BSE SENSEX 37869.23 38024.37 -155.14 -0.41 BSE 500 15423.22 15500.19 -76.97 -0.50 BSE MID-CAP 16210.78 16340.88 -130.10 -0.80 BSE SMALL-CAP 16784.20 16916.85 -132.65 -0.78 S&P BSE LARGECAP 4432.23 4450.44 -18.21 -0.41 > More on BSE Indices Wall Street ends lower as Turkey woes hit banks   US stocks slid on Friday as a deepening economic crisis in Turkey dragged on bank shares and triggered a move out of riskier assets. The Dow and S&P 500 posted declines for the week following five straight weeks of gains, but the S&P 500 remains just 1.4 per cent below its record high from January 26.   The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 196.09 points, or 0.77 per cent, to 25,313.14, the S&P 500 lost 20.3 points, or 0.71 per cent, to 2,833.28

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