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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early October 2017

Rally punctured; French jitters remain Forward UK power prices dipped sharply mid-September, immediately after our last report, and then again as September ended, despite receiving a brief bullish shot in the arm on the 28th September when a French nuclear power station was suddenly shut down for urgent dike reinforcement …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Mid September 2017

Oct ’17 Annual over £47 for first time Prices across the UK power market, after having dipped at the end of August, resumed their rally in the first half of September ─ with French nuclear concerns, relentless coal market gains, a carbon market surge and a gas supply squeeze all …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early September 2017

New French nuke fears help bolster August was a strongly bullish month for UK power and gas markets, with Winter ’17 UK power prices gaining 10% over the month – pushing over £50/MWh for the first time this year and lifting October ’17 Annual towards an eight-month high too, a …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early August 2017

Annuals nudge 5-month highs After some up and down shuffling, UK Power annuals ended July on an up-note, nudging five-month highs, as gas, coal and oil markets all rallied. The short-term UK power market has meanwhile been much calmer over the last fortnight, after a very volatile first half of …

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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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