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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Mid July 2017

Mixed: more swings, more stability The stark behavioural differences between the short and longer term markets seen during June have continued in July, with significant price volatility seen again on shorter-term contracts while the Annuals have been stable to marginally weaker. US LNG arrives; 9½-month lows hit Winter ’17, and …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early July 2017

Short-term doubles; annuals steady Almost all of the price volatility has again been in the short-term market over the last fortnight, with Day-ahead prices doubling as they leapt from a 9-month low to a 5-month high – on the back of a cluster of powers stations going offline and a …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early June 2017

Rally extends, then falters Annual UK power prices continued to rebound for most of the second half of May, pushing towards three-month highs before pulling back at the very end of the month, in line with other energy markets, while short-term prices have come under pressure from an increase in …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Mid May 2017

Prices curl higher after 10-day tumble After rebounding at the start of May, Annual UK power prices chipped steadily lower, easing to their lowest level since early December amid increasing confidence over longer-term UK gas and power supplies. However by mid-month they were curling higher again, as short-term prices rallied …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Mid March 2017

Price erosion continues Warmer, still windy weather and an improving gas supply outlook continued to pummel short-term UK power and gas prices lower over the first half of March, with knock-on effects along the forward price curve. The seasons and annuals were also pressured by sharp drops in the oil …

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