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Oil prices, stock markets slide; dollar higher
By Ben PERRY
ATTENTION - UPDATES throughout with US opening ///
London, Nov 9, 2018 (AFP) - Oil prices and stock markets slumped Friday, with Brent North Sea crude tumbling under $70, while the dollar strengthened as the Federal Reserve flagged more US interest rate hikes.
The Brent benchmark struck a seven-month low on surging US energy stockpiles before a weekend meeting of major oil producing nations.