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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early August 2014

Energy Market Risk Analysis for Early August

Russia sanctions fuel price spike The shooting down of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine and fears of an escalating breakdown in relations between Russia and the West in its wake have very much dominated global energy market  discussion since mid-July. UK gas and power markets have been no exception, first …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Late July 2014

Energy Market Risk Analysis for Late July

Further falls, then a mid-month rally After further bearishness during the first half of July, UK power and gas prices witnessed a mid-month rally ─ prompted by a flare-up in Russia-Ukraine tensions and an unrelated but unexpected tightening of physical gas supplies. Values across all UK power periods from Month-ahead …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early July 2014

Energy Market Risk Analysis for Early July

Year of the Bear continues Hitting the half-way point of the year, 2014 continued to establish itself as one of the most decidedly bearish on record (following an exceptionally stable market in 2013) – with UK electricity and gas prices dropping back again after shrugging off mid-month geopolitical fears in …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Late May 2014

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Flat Annuals, short-term softer again Annual UK power prices have been their flattest in several months over the last fortnight, exhibiting little of the volatility that has characterised the market since the start of this year. At the same time short-term UK power prices have been pressured by weak demand …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early September 2013

Business Energy Brokers | Early September Energy Market Intelligence

Syria fears halt downward price drift The end of August saw longer-term UK power prices edge higher in line with the gas market in response to the rising threat of military conflict in Syria destabilising the Middle East and a surge in oil prices. October ’13 Annual gained almost £1/MWh …

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