Oil rises on expectation of extended, possibly deepened output cut

Gulf Coast refineries specifically created to handle heavy Venezuelan crude. All oil producers participating in a deal to limit output agree on extending the cuts by nine months to help trim a supply glut, according to Saudi Arabia's energy minister.

In Saudi Arabia, Tillerson hints at possibility of direct talks with Iran

In Saudi Arabia, Tillerson hints at possibility of direct talks with Iran

Earlier, Zarif, in an editorial for the website of the London-based al-Araby al-Jadeed news network, advised Trump to discuss how to avoid another September 11 terrorist attack with the Saudi hosts in his first official visit overseas. Tillerson said that he would likely speak to his Iranian counterpart, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. The remarks by Zarif came in response to Trump's recent anti-Tehran remarks in Riyadh .

North Korea confirms 'successful' launch of ballistic missile

It's the second from North Korea since South Korean President Moon Jae-in took office last week. The official Korean Central News Agency said Monday morning that the military had tested a medium-to-long range ballistic missile called the Pukguksong-2.

RSA Insurance Group (LON:RSA) Analyst Target Changes

Astrazeneca Plc (NYSE:AZN) had a decrease of 3.69% in short interest. Shares are trading -1.02% away from the 52-week high mark of $43.68 and +19.23% far from the 52-week bottom of $36.26. The firm earned "Underweight" rating on Thursday, November 26 by JP Morgan. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, September 18 to "Underperform".