Germany rules out taking part in Syria military strike

Germany`s foreign minister ruled out his country`s participation in a military strike in Syria after an apparent deadly poison gas attack.

Oil tumbles on profit-taking after Syria fears

Oil tumbled in Asian trade on Thursday as investors took profits after concerns over a possible US-led military strike on Syria had pushed prices to multi-month highs.

Brent oil hits six-month high, gold up on Syria tension

Oil surged on Tuesday, with benchmark Brent crude hitting six-month highs, and gold rallied in safe-haven buying as the West mulled a military strike on Syria after US accusations the country used chemical weapons on civilians.