Oil prices rise following Hamas attack on Israel

Oil prices have risen on fears that the crisis between Israel and Gaza may impede Middle Eastern supplies. Brent crude, the worldwide standard, jumped $2.50 to $87.05, while US prices rose as well. Although Israel and the Palestinian territories do not produce oil, the Middle Eastern region accounts for over one-third of global supplies. The…

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Elon Musk: Japan sends a rare warning on a bogus X account

Japan’s financial ministry has requested that X, formerly known as Twitter, remove an account impersonating the country’s top currency ambassador, Masato Kanda. “Please don’t follow the impersonation account and/or comment on the post,” the ministry urged in a rare English-language message on the social networking platform. Mr Kanda is a major figure in the world’s…

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