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Daily (29.11.2019): French spot power price up 18% on Thursday on less nuclear availability and stronger demand

Crude oil prices diverged on Thursday, with WTI edging higher on intensified tensions between the US and China after President Donald Trump signed a bill backing protesters in Hong Kong. Despite a higher-than-expected rise in crude and gasoline inventories and a record peak in US production, WTI rose by 0.2% to settle at $58.25 a barrel. However, its European equivalent, Brent crude ended 0.3% down at $63.87 a barrel, extending losses hit in the previous session.

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Daily (26.11.2019): WTI crude price recovered by 0.4% on Monday, on hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal

Oil prices climbed on Monday, spurred by optimistic trade talks between the U.S. and China. The expectations that a deal could be soon inked between the world’s two largest economies might increase attractiveness for global oil crude demand. Hence, Brent crude rose by 26 cents, or 0.4% at $63.65 a barrel. WTI crude surged by 24 cents, or 0.4% to settle at $58.01.

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Daily (19.11.2019): NBP spot fell by 2% on forecasts for lower heating and gas-for-power demand due to milder weather

Oil prices lost ground on Monday amid uncertainty over a trade agreement between the U.S. and China. Furthermore, worries about crude oversupply also put pressure on oil contracts. Brent crude dropped by 1.4% to $62.44 a barrel and WTI futures fell by 1.1% to $58.05 a barrel.

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Daily (13.11.2019): British spot gas price spiked by 6.5% on Tuesday on higher gas-for-power demand

Oil prices nudged down on Tuesday on no new details after Donald Trump’s speech about the China-U.S. trade negotiations Meanwhile, concerns regarding slower economic growth and weaker oil demand still kept prices under pressure. Brent crude fell by 0.2% to $62.06 a barrel, while WTI futures edged 0.1% lower at $56.80 a barrel.

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Daily (12.11.2019): French spot power price surged by over 16% on forecasts for higher demand amid colder weather

Oil prices dropped on Monday due to a lack of direction in the U.S- China trade negotiations. Hence, Brent crude closed 0.5% lower at $62.18 a barrel, while WTI futures fell by 0.7% to $56.86 a barrel.

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