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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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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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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Mid December 2016

La Panique ends; Winter slumps to £50 The French nuclear supply panic which has dominated UK and European power markets since the start of October has all but ended, with UK power prices across the remaining months of this winter slumping in the first half of December. The bulk of …

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