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Daily (26.02.2021): Brent crude rally take a breather, while U.S. WTI crude ends at its highest since May 2019

Crude oil prices diverged on Thursday, with Brent crude steadying after a period of optimism amid concerns over OPEC+’s willingness to continue output cuts grow. In contrast, U.S. WTI crude gained ground, spurred by optimism of quickly depleting global oil inventories. Hence, Brent crude lost 0.2% to settle at $66.88 a barrel. Meanwhile, U.S. WTI crude rose by 0.5% to 63.53 a barrel, marking its highest finish since May 2019.

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Daily (25.02.2021): Carbon EUAs gained 1.2% on Wednesday amid a rising energy market

Crude prices continued to climb on Wednesday, supported by a decline in US oil supply after a historically cold weather hit the country's main oil regions. As a result, Brent crude increased by 2.6% to $67.04 a barrel and WTI oil rose by 2.5% to $63.22 a barrel.

read more... 25/02/2021

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Daily (24.02.2021): Oil prices stable after record highs, but general bullish sentiment is surrounding the market

Crude oil prices diverged on Tuesday, but ended rather flat after hitting fresh 2021 highs amid a lack of major events to impact the oil sellers. Hence, Brent crude added 0.2% to settle at $65.37 a barrel, buoyed by signs that global coronavirus restrictions were being eased. Meanwhile, U.S. WTI crude steadied at $61.67 a barrel amid uncertainty about the return of Texas crude production and concerns about the pace of a U.S. economic recovery.

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Daily (23.02.2021): Oil prices settled at their highest levels since January 2020 amid a gradual recovery of U.S. crude output after winter storms

Crude oil futures rallied on Monday to settle at their highest levels in more than a year amid expectations of a slow recovery in output after last week’s deep freeze in Texas which cut U.S. crude production by as much as 40%. The gains were also attributed to expectations that OPEC+ would continue to curb output. Hence, Brent crude soared by $2.33, or 3.7%, to settle at $65.24 a barrel. Meanwhile, U.S. WTI crude surged by $2.46, or 4.2%, to settle at $61.70 a barrel.

read more... 23/02/2021

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Daily (22.02.2021): Crude oil prices fell by 2% on Friday amid profit-taking and resumption of US crude supply

Crude oil prices lost ground on Friday, weighed by profit-taking after breaking new records in more than a year. Furthermore, investors anticipated a partial recovery of crude production in the United States. As a result, Brent oil ended 1.6% lower at $62.91 a barrel, while WTI crude lost 2.1% to settle at $59.24 a barrel.

read more... 22/02/2021

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