Oil rises a dollar per barrel after Syrian missile launch

Posted at 11:34 AM, Apr 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-07 14:35:58-04

Oil prices were trading sharply higher after the United States launched a missile attack on Syria Thursday night, according to a release by GasBuddy.


Oil rose in after-hours trade by a dollar per barrel to $52.70 after news spread of roughly 50 Tomahawk missiles being launched from two U.S. warships in the Mediterranean Sea.