This news bulletin was released by Reuters Africa…
Keep in mind, any news coming out of this region must be questioned and second guessed at the moment.
The breaking news reported an explosion 2km away from the oil exporting terminal in Brega during a celebration by protestors of the recent victory. According to the write up, a Reuters correspondent by the name of Mohammed Abbas was present during the celebration, and heard the aircraft overhead, and an explosion shortly after.
If this is true, the world was 2km away from a chaotic moment in the markets….
Do not dismiss the middle east turmoil, as it is a constant wild card that could change the direction of the global environment with the push of a button, or the pull of a trigger.
Metals remained relatively unaffected upon the release of this news.