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Daily (30.10.2018): Carbon prices slumped to 3-month lows on Monday

Oil prices eased on Monday, amid weaker stock markets and on signs of rising global supplies shrugging off US sanctions imposed on Iranian crude. In addition, Washington released a report indicating another round of tariffs on Chinese production, which also creates a bearish sentiment. Accordingly, Brent crude edged 0.4% lower at $77.34 a barrel. WTI crude lost 0.8% to $67.04 a barrel.

read more... 30/10/2018


Daily (25.10.2018): European carbon contracts gained 2% on Wednesday, rebounding from previous losses

The IEA forecasted slower growth in demand for the next year due to geopolitical risks and weaker economy, and thus, Brent crude price edged 0.4% lower at $76.17 a barrel. However, WTI crude price rose by 0.6% to $66.82 a barrel, as U.S. stocks posted the biggest daily decline since 2011.

read more... 25/10/2018


Daily (19.10.2018): EU carbon contracts recovered on Thursday in a strong auction

Oil crude prices fell on Thursday following data revealing ample U.S. crude inventories. Brent crude futures dropped by 1% to close at $79.29 a barrel, while the U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures declined by 1.6% to trade at $68.65 a barrel.

read more... 19/10/2018


Daily (16.10.2018): EU carbon prices dropped by more than 9% in a weaker session on Monday as Brexit deal not reached yet

Oil prices increased on Monday, backed by geopolitical tensions after the disappearance of a Saudi journalist, fueling supply worries from the world’s top crude exporter. The price increase was tempered nonetheless by long-term demand concerns. Therefore, Brent crude price rose by 0.4% to settle at $80.78 a barrel.

read more... 16/10/2018


Centrica trumpets distributed energy

Distributed energy, including onsite generation and storage, could deliver potential carbon dioxide emission savings of 137 million tonnes by 2030 in the UK, according to a new report by Centrica.

read more... 15/10/2018