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Energy Market Risk Analysis | mid December 2012

Mid December

In the weak mid-winter… UK gas and power prices ended 2012 on a downtrend – with most periods slipping back to early October levels as unseasonably mild weather reduced demand across western Europe. April ’13 Annual UK power, for example, slipped beneath £51/MWh (having been discussed as high as £55.3/MWh …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | early December 2012

Early December

Long-term still in limbo Short-term UK power prices have risen and fallen – in the face of temperature swings and supply issues, while longer term prices have remained remarkably stable – despite some volatility in global energy markets. April ’13 Annual UK power, for example, had remained wedged between £51.5-52/MWh, …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | mid November 2012

Mid November

Steady; market braces for more cold While different UK power periods have seen prices shuffle up and down to varying degrees over the last two weeks, the overriding trend has been one of price stability. Annual prices, for example, continue to hover in the price channel that has established itself …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | early November 2012

Early November

Mixed fortunes as carbon crashes It has been a fortnight of mixed fortunes on the UK power market, with short-term prices falling, prices across the Winter months rising and Annual prices stable to slightly firmer. At one stage April Annual ’13 and October Annual ’13 did edge back up towards …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | early October 2012

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Prices drop on economy jitters The second half of September was characterised by weakness across most stock and energy markets, as Eurozone fears flared up again, singeing global economic optimism and growth forecasts once more. Although prices started to recover and climb again by the end of the month, they …

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