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Market Flash | 13 December 2017

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Market Flash UK gas and power prices across the remainder of this winter rocketed Tuesday morning, as an explosion at central Europe’s main gas hub ─ Baumgarten in Austria ─ further fuelled gas supply concerns that had already been whipped up by the closure of the Forties Pipeline System in …

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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 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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Energy Market Risk Analysis | early September 2012

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Annuals zigzag sideways UK Power Annual prices have moved slightly higher, then lower and then higher again over the last fortnight, in a directionally uncertain market – partly influenced by oil market oscillations, but also torn between the bullishness of supply threats (Belgian nuclear plant crack issues spreading and gas/LNG …

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