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Daily (13.02.2019): EU carbon prices fell by over 7% to hit a new 2019 low

Oil prices reversed trend to hike on Tuesday, stimulated by the steep OPEC supply cuts, led by Saudi Arabia’s biggest drop in pumping activity. Brent oil traded 1.5% higher at $62.42 a barrel, while WTI crude increased by 1.3% to $53.10 a barrel.

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Daily (12.02.2019): European power prices for 2020 delivery tumbled on Monday tracking weaker coal and carbon markets

Uncertainty about the restart of the trade talks between U.S. and China outweighed the support from OPEC-led supply cuts on Monday. A strengthening dollar put more pressure on prices. Consequently, oil prices retreated, with Brent oil trading nearly 1% down at $61.51 a barrel. WTI futures edged 0.6% lower at $52.41 a barrel.

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Daily (07.02.2019): EU carbon prices surged by over 2% on Wednesday, buoyed by rising power prices and a gap in the auction calendar

Wednesday saw slight gains in oil prices due to a strong U.S. demand for distillate products and a prevailing shortage in the global crude supply. However, gains were capped amidst a stronger U.S. dollar and persisting concerns over a global economic slowdown. Brent crude was up 1.2% at 62.69 USD/bbl, while WTI crude rose by 0.7% to close at 54.01 USD/bbl.

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Daily (05.02.2019): EU carbon prices soared by almost 5% on Monday, ahead of an industry conference this week.

Oil prices saw a small drop on Monday influenced by the recent positive sentiment that China-U.S. relations will reach a comprehensive trade deal. However, losses were limited by OPEC supply cuts and U.S Sanctions on Venezuelan oil exports. As a result, Brent crude fell by 0.4% to 62.51 USD/bbl, while WTI crude dropped by 1.3% to settle at 54.56 USD/bbl.

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Offshore wind ‘could provide half of UK’s power demand’

Offshore wind could provide a cost-effective and low carbon route to providing at least half of the UK’s future electricity demand.

read more... 04/02/2019

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