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Daily (11.11.2019): NBP spot jumped by 7.2% on Friday due to colder weather

Oil prices inched up on Friday despite U.S President Donald Trump not agreeing to decrease tariffs on China, but still accepting a potential deal to be struck by the end of the month. Hence, Brent crude traded 0.4% higher at $62.51 a barrel. WTI futures edged 0.2% higher at $57.24 a barrel.

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Daily (06.11.2019): NBP spot climbed by 9% on Tuesday amid strong demand

Optimism over a nearing U.S.-China trade agreement and a potential suspension of some U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports pushed crude oil prices higher on Tuesday. Hence, Brent crude rose by 1.3% to $62.96 a barrel. In the meantime, WTI futures ended 1.2% up at $57.23 a barrel.

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Daily (15.10.2019): NBP spot spiked by 21.3% on Monday, due to lower send-out rates from LNG terminals and weaker wind output

Crude oil prices fell on Monday on doubts about a China-U.S. trade deal. China declared that further discussions were needed, while U.S. reported that tariffs on Chinese imports are still set to take effect on Dec. 15, if a deal is not reached by that time. A rise in U.S. dollar also put pressure on prices. Hence, Brent crude fell by 1.9% to $59.35 a barrel, while WTI futures dropped by 2% to $53.39 a barrel.

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Zimbabwe hikes average electricity tariff by 320% - energy regulator

Zimbabwe has increased the average electricity tariff by 320% to let the state power utility ramp up production and improve supplies at a time of daily rolling power cuts, the national energy regulator said on Wednesday.

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Daily (03.09.2019): EU carbon prices sank by over 4% on Monday, amid growing Brexit turmoil

Crude oil prices remained bearish on Monday, as the recent import tariffs resulting from the latest trade war escalation between the U.S. and China have started to apply, raising concerns over a tighter demand outlook. The impact of Hurricane Dorian near the Florida coast also posed a threat for the crude demand. Further downward pressure came from higher oil production by OPEC members in August, for the first month this year. As a result, Brent crude dropped by 2.9% to $58.66 a barrel, while WTI futures lost 0.5% to settle at $54.84 a barrel.  

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