Initially the market believed the political uprising could force a closure of the Suez Canal.
Those fears seem to be abating but shipping stocks saw a lift on Friday as traders jumped on board with the theory. Kirby (KEX - Get Report) popped 12% in two days. Frontline (FRO - Get Report), the world's largest operator of supertankers saw its stock climb 8.5% on Friday. Nordic American Tankers (NAT) also jumped on Friday.
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