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Daily (01.03.2019): EU carbon prices topped €22 a tonne on Thursday, rising for the fifth consecutive day

Brent crude price reversed trend, turning bearish on Thursday, influenced by lower factory output reported by the two Asia’s biggest economies – China and Japan. The record level of U.S. crude stockpiles also weighed on prices. On top of that, the lack of a deal after the two-day summit between U.S. president Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un left the financial markets under pressure. Brent crude edged 0.5% down at $66.03 a barrel. Nevertheless, OPEC-led supply cuts and last week’s decline in crude U.S. crude imports to a two-decade low supported WTI crude price, which inched 0.5% up at $57.22 a barrel.

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Daily (26.02.2019): EU carbon prices rebounded on Monday after last week’s 2.5-month low

Crude oil prices reversed earlier gains on Monday, after President Trump claimed a slower oil pricing approach from OPEC as crude prices reached an excessively high level. Brent crude tumbled by 3.5% to 64.76 USD/bbl, while WTI futures dropped by 3.1% to 55.48 USD/bbl.

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Daily (22.02.2019): Carbon prices plummeted by over 8% due to bearish concerns

Oil prices edged slightly down on Thursday after EIA reported a record level of U.S. crude oil inventories and crude exports since the start of 2018, amid ongoing concerns about slower global economic growth. However, the losses were limited by OPEC’s output cuts, U.S. sanctions on Venezuelan and Iranian oil imports, as well as the advancing U.S.-China trade talks. Brent oil almost steadied at $67.07 a barrel, while WTI crude was 0.4% down at $56.96 a barrel.

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Daily (19.02.2019): EU carbon prices declined by 2% on Monday, tracking bearish gas markets

Supply cuts led by the OPEC and Russia have boosted oil prices on Monday. However, gains were limited by the announcement of weak car sales data in China. Brent crude edged 0.4% higher at 66.50 USD/bbl, whereas WTI futures rose by 0.9% to 56.06 USD/bbl

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Daily (15.02.2019): EU carbon prices slumped by around 6% to hit again a 2-month low on Thursday

Oil prices surged on Thursday, backed by OPEC-led supply cuts and expectations for a potential end to the U.S.-China trade talks. Brent oil extended a three-day winning streak, posting a 1.5% daily gain to settle at $64.57 a barrel. WTI crude rose less, by nearly 1% to $54.41 a barrel, as gains were limited by the lowest U.S. retail spending data since 2009 which raised worries over slower global economic growth.

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