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Oil surges as Syria threat rocks commodity markets

AFP, LONDON

Three-month nickel dropped to US$13,864 a tonne from US$14,525, while three-month zinc declined to US$1,905.25 a tonne from US$1,971.

COCOA: Cocoa futures edged higher as traders paused for breath, one week after striking multi-month peaks on worries over output from top producer Ivory Coast.

By Friday on LIFFE, London’s futures exchange, cocoa for delivery in December rose to £1,639 a tonne from £1,628 a week earlier.

On New York’s NYBOT-ICE exchange, cocoa for December firmed to US$2,468 a tonne compared with US$2,461 a week earlier.

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