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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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Energy Market Risk Analysis| Early December 2016

Market shrugs off OPEC oil cut After an eventful fortnight newswise ─ the UK–France electricity interconnector being damaged during a storm, OPEC agreeing to curb output for the first time in eight years, reopening dates confirmed for the UK’s main gas storage site and a sell-off taking hold on the …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis| Mid November 2016

Winter turbulent; Annuals slide UK power prices for the remainder of this winter have seen significant turbulence since the start of November, shunting up and down as supply nervousness has waxed and waned, while longer term prices have slid steadily lower, coming under pressure from weaker gas, oil and coal. …

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