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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 (14.07.2020): EUAs hit on Monday their highest levels since April 2006 amid speculative buying

Crude oil futures declined by about 1% on Monday as the market waited for direction ahead of OPEC meeting later this week that is expected to recommend an increase in output starting in August amid signs that demand is returning to normal levels following coronavirus-related lockdowns. The potential return of Libyan crude added further pressure to oil markets. Hence, Brent crude declined by 52 cents to settle at $42.72 a barrel. Meanwhile, U.S. WTI crude slipped by 45 cents to end at $40.10 a barrel.

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Daily (25.06.2020): Oil prices fell sharply by over 5% on Wednesday amid surging coronavirus cases and a record increase in U.S. crude stocks

Crude oil futures fell sharply on Wednesday as new coronavirus cases in Germany and across several U.S. states is threatening oil recovery. Moreover, the record increase in U.S. crude inventories added further pressure on oil markets. Hence, Brent crude dived by $2.32, or 5.4%, to settle at $40.31 a barrel. At the same time, U.S. WTI crude ended at $38.01 a barrel, sinking by $2.36, or 5.8%.

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