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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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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 (14.08.2019): Crude oil prices soared by nearly 5% on Tuesday, bolstered by the U.S. tariff delay on Chinese products

The U.S. announcement on Tuesday about the 10% tariff delay for certain Chinese products spurred the biggest daily percentage gain in crude oil prices since December. Prices were also boosted by an expected decline in the U.S. crude inventories and Saudi Arabia’s firm intention to support OPEC-led supply cuts. Against that bullish background, Brent crude spiked by 4.7% to $61.30 a barrel, while WTI futures surged by 4% to $57.10 a barrel.

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