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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early September 2017

New French nuke fears help bolster August was a strongly bullish month for UK power and gas markets, with Winter ’17 UK power prices gaining 10% over the month – pushing over £50/MWh for the first time this year and lifting October ’17 Annual towards an eight-month high too, a …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early August 2017

Annuals nudge 5-month highs After some up and down shuffling, UK Power annuals ended July on an up-note, nudging five-month highs, as gas, coal and oil markets all rallied. The short-term UK power market has meanwhile been much calmer over the last fortnight, after a very volatile first half of …

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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 | 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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