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Daily (23.09.2020): European carbon prices surged by over 5% on Tuesday amid compliance buying and speculative short-covering

Crude oil prices recovered slightly from the steepest one-day loss in almost two weeks following the equities’ advance and amid expectations for a second decrease on U.S. crude supplies. However, surging COVID-19 cases put a lid on gains. Hence, Brent crude for November delivery rose by 28 cents, or 0.7%, to end the session at $41.72 a barrel. Meanwhile, U.S. WTI crude increased by 1% to settle at $39.70 a barrel.

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Daily (22.09.2020): Crude oil started the new week on a bearish mood amid virus resurgence in Europe and expectations for return of Libyan crude production

Expectations that Libyan crude will soon return to the market coupled with worries over a rise in European COVID-19 cases and a global equity market selloff dampened the sentiment on the oil markets on Monday. Hence, Brent crude for November delivery shed by $1.71, or 4% to settle at $41.44 a barrel. Meanwhile, U.S. WTI crude fell by $1.80, or 4.4%, to end at $39.31 a barrel.

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Daily (21.09.2020): German spot power price fell by more than 13% on stronger wind output

A slide in oil prices was noticed on Friday, as worries about the increasing number of coronavirus infections across the world stalled oil demand. Furthermore, a potential return of oil output from Libya weighed on the oil market. However, a new tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico limited losses. Hence, Brent crude slipped by 0.4% to $43.15 a barrel. At the same time, the American WTI dropped by 0.3% to $41.11 a barrel.

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Daily (18.09.2020): European carbon prices fell by more than 5% on Thursday due to stronger selling

Oil prices rose for the third consecutive day on Thursday, following OPEC’s meeting which had a positive influence on market. However, oil market is still kept under pressure, due to higher supply and flagging demand. Hence, Brent crude soared by nearly 2.6% to $43.30 a barrel. While the American WTI crude gained 2% to settle at $40.97 a barrel.

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Daily (16.09.2020): Oil prices ended higher on Tuesday as Hurricane Sally disrupted Gulf of Mexico energy production

Crude oil futures rebounded on Tuesday, buoyed by rising Chinese industrial production and Hurricane Sally which curbed the supply in the Gulf of Mexico. However, bearish forecasts for the energy demand released by the IEA helped to limit the upside for oil prices. Hence, Brent crude for November delivery soared by 92 cents, or 2.3%, to settle at $40.53 a barrel. Meanwhile, U.S. WTI crude for October delivery climbed by $1.02, or 2.7%, to settle at $38.28 a barrel. Both contracts fell on Monday.

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