Last Week Oil prices rose more than 1% as the uncertainty in Venezuela sparked fears that its oil exports may quickly be suspended. Last Thursday the US warned that it could impose penalties on Venezuela's crude exports while Caracas falls further into political and financial chaos. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $53.90 per barrel while International Brent crude oil futures were at $61.89 a barrel. Last Friday marked by the fact that the GBP touched an almost 3 -month top following a report from Sun that Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party has privately decided to give restricted support to May's Brexit deal.
Theresa May’s Brexit deal vote in focus
Weekly Report - 28/01/2019