MARKET WATCH: NYMEX oil prices touching $50/bbl on Syria concerns

Light, sweet crude oil prices for November delivery gained more than $1/bbl to close at $49.43/bbl on the New York market Oct. 8 after having briefly touched a trading session high of $50.07/bbl. Meanwhile, the Brent crude oil contract for November delivery closed above $53/bbl.

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