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Goldman Sachs Group Inc. said on Tuesday that there is a risk oil will hold above $80 barrel toward the end of the year as Iran’s rivals may not be able to  make up for  the shortfall, according to Bloomberg.

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Oil futures have gained recently, driven by “one-way financial flow from both consumers and investors.

Without producer selling, the two-year forward oil price has rallied to $75.50 a barrel, as consumers and investors hedge oil price risks associated with Iranian sanctions.