Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early March 2017

High winds help blow prices lower Windy weather, and an end of the cold snaps that characterised the start of the year, has helped push power and gas prices down in the UK and across Europe over the last fortnight, as supply has been strong in the face of falling …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Mid February 2017

And down again… Continuing the choppy trading conditions seen since the end of last year, UK power prices moved generally lower for most of the last fortnight ─ buckling as the end of the latest cold snap trimmed energy demand across Europe, only to witness a partial rebound mid-February as …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early February 2017

Rollercoaster ride continues It has been another volatile fortnight across UK energy markets, with prices first thrown higher and then lower by the European cold snap intensifying and then ending, only to be propelled higher again at the end of January/start of February as gas infrastructure issues and revised, colder …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Mid January 2017

Prices thrash on weather changes It has been a volatile start to the year, with January beginning with a tumble, as the strong rally seen at the end of last year unraveled. By the 10th of the month prices were firming again as exceptionally cold weather hit eastern Europe and …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early January 2017

Market piles on the Xmas pounds UK power prices, across all periods, ended 2016 on a strong uptrend ─ as colder weather and a bullish gas market drove levels higher. A weaker pound also contributed, amplifying the influence of gains on oil, coal and Continental electricity markets. 2016 ends on …

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