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Daily (19.06.2018): French spot power contract gained 26% on Monday, due to higher air conditioner demand

A looming trade dispute between U.S. and China buoyed oil prices on Monday. Furthermore, Brent crude jumped by 2.6% to $75.34 a barrel, ahead of the OPEC meeting this week aimed at raising global crude supply. WTI crude hiked by 1.2% to $65.85 a barrel.

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Daily(15.06.2018): Carbon prices slumped by 2.6% on Thursday due to late selling

A stronger dollar and a potential decision of the OPEC and its allies to increase production weighed on Brent crude on Thursday, which settled 80 cents, or about 1% lower at $75.94 a barrel. Meanwhile, WTI crude soared by 0.4% to end at $66.89 a barrel, in a catchup process to the higher priced products and Brent values. 

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Daily (13.06.2018): Brent crude settled 0.8% lower on Tuesday ahead of OPEC meeting on the 22nd of June

Predictions that voluntary output reductions led by OPEC might be eased weighed down on Brent crude on Tuesday, which closed 0.8% lower at $75.88 a barrel. OPEC warned about downside risks to demand in the last quarters of the 2018, stating that oil market outlook is uncertain.

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Daily (25.05.2018): European carbon prices jumped by 1.8% to new seven-year highs on Thursday

Oil prices declined to largest one-day drop in two weeks on Thursday, on expectations that OPEC could gradually end an output deal due to concerns related to supplies from Venezuela and Iran. Brent crude lost $1.01, or 1.3%, to end at $78.79 a barrel. WTI futures dropped by $1.13, or 1.6%, to close at $70.71 a barrel.

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Daily (24.05.2018): German day-ahead power price dropped by 8% on Wednesday on lower consumption and stronger wind output

Oil prices were mixed on Wednesday. Brent futures soared following a report that OPEC might scale back its agreement to curb oil production at its June meeting, adding $0.23, or 0.3%, to close at $79.80 a barrel. WTI futures lost $0.36, or 0.5%, due to an unexpected hike in U.S. crude stockpiles, to settle at $71.84 a barrel.

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