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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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Energy Market Risk Analysis | mid August 2012

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Belgian nuke cracks, oil spur gains The discovery of cracks in the reactor tub of a nuclear plant in Belgium triggered fears of several similar plants across Europe being closed down for safety reviews, helping to push power prices across the continent higher. A surge in oil prices also contributed. …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | early August 2012

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Oct ’12 Annual hits new 27-month low October ’12 Annual UK power dipped to a fresh 27-month low – of £46/MWh – at the start of the fourth week of July, as energy markets shunted lower in line with financial markets, pounded by further eurozone pessimism and China slowdown fears. …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | mid July 2012

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Uptrend breaks as Norway strike ends UK power, along with other energy markets, continued to see prices gain in early July, helped by threats by striking Norwegian oil and gas workers to bring all Norwegian production to a halt. But the uptrend was quickly broken as the Norwegian government forced …

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