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Daily (16.08.2019): EU carbon prices at a new 5-week low on Thursday, due to speculative selling, Brexit fears and a weak macroeconomic context

Intensifying recession fears spurred by downbeat economic data in Europe and China dragged the crude oil prices lower on Thursday. China’s warning about potential countermeasures in response to the latest U.S. tariff on Chinese goods also weighed on the market. Moreover, the rise in the U.S. crude inventories, extended unexpectedly into the second week, added pressure on crude prices. Under such circumstances, Brent crude dropped by 2.1% to $58.23 a barrel, while WTI futures lost 1.4% to trade at $54.47 a barrel.

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Daily (15.08.2019): European spot power prices plummeted by over 21% on Wednesday, amid low demand due to a public holiday in the region and surging wind output

Crude oil prices reversed earlier gains on Wednesday, amid disappointing economic data in China and the Eurozone, particularly in Germany, worsening the crude demand outlook. A surprise increase in the U.S. crude inventories added to the bearish market sentiment. In addition, traders were focused on profit taking after Tuesday’s rise. As a result, Brent crude fell by 3% to $59.48 a barrel, while WTI futures dropped by 3.3% to $55.23 a barrel.

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Daily (13.08.2019): European carbon prices slumped by over 5% on Monday amid a weaker auction

Oil prices remained bullish on Monday, on expectations for deeper cuts of global oil supplies that might counterbalance the slowing growth of global crude demand driven by the U.S.-China trade dispute. Brent crude traded 0.1% up at $58.57 a barrel. At the same time, the ongoing tensions between the U.S. and Iran, along with a weakening dollar, pushed the WTI futures 0.8% higher at $54.93 a barrel.

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Daily (08.08.2019): Oil prices plummeted by over 4.5% on Wednesday, due to a buildup in U.S crudes stockpiles and China-U.S. trade war

Oil prices decreased on Wednesday reaching a seven-month low, following a surprise accumulation in U.S. crude stockpiles. Moreover, worries that oil demand will shrink due to China – U.S. escalating trade war also put pressure on prices. Hence, Brent crude fell by 4.6% to $56.23 a barrel, while WTI futures traded 4.7% lower at $51.09 a barrel

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Daily (07.08.2019): NBP spot plunged by 12.8% on Tuesday, due to rising production at the Bacton and Teesside facilities

Crude oil prices declined on Tuesday, on worries about the U.S. China trade war that might weigh on the global crude demand. Consequently, Brent crude dropped by 1.5% to $58.94 a barrel, while WTI futures decreased by 1.9% to $53.63 a barrel.

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