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Bears regain control of NBP as mild weather persists

The strength of the previous session was short-lived on Friday at the NBP, as prompt and curve natural gas contracts ticked lower with bearish drivers prevailing.The...

28 Oct 2011 19:42 | ESGM


Belgium/France: LNG curb Zeebrugge prompt, PEGs fall on warm weather

The Zeebrugge prompt bases fluctuated sharply during the past week, driven by the arrival of LNG cargoes and by the overall bearish trend of the NBP. Day-ahead...

28 Oct 2011 19:43 | ESGM


Belgium: Zeebrugge weakens across the board in line with bearish NBP

Prices weakened more or less across the board at the Zeebrugge hub on Friday on the back of system length at the NBP.With the bullishness of Thursday...

28 Oct 2011 19:30 | ESGM


CEE/SEE: Power markets slow to absorb bullish trend

Although most commodity markets rebounded since an announcement related to the resolution of the Greek financial crisis and the eurozone as a whole earlier...

28 Oct 2011 21:00 | EDEM

Coal rises further despite doubts over euro debt deal

Coal swaps inched higher on Friday as the euro continued to rise against the dollar on reports that China is likely to offer financial assistance to Europe.However,...

28 Oct 2011 20:13 | CSD


Continental: Cal ‘12 still up after general market confidence

After Thursday's rally on equities and commodities markets, the German and French electricity curves continued their upward move on Friday. They were driven...

28 Oct 2011 21:13 | EDEM


Daily oil summary

The euphoria over the eurozone bailout package quickly started to fade as the sceptics started to find holes in the agreement and prices lost ground through...

28 Oct 2011 20:48 | ESGM


Electricity outlook

UKThe brief respite seen on Thursday of week 43 had fizzled out by Friday, hinting that the warm glow from the eurozone crisis has been and gone.Any...

28 Oct 2011 19:55 | EDEM


France: Weaker prices across the board at French gas hubs

French gas prices weakened more or less across the board on Friday, with both spot and front-month contracts declining in value.The spot weakness...

28 Oct 2011 20:13 | ESGM


German/French review: Curve contracts shadow eurozone debt talk progress

Volatile global sentiment influenced the French and German power curve contracts throughout week 44, with German benchmark Calendar Year 2012 Baseload contract...

28 Oct 2011 19:55 | EDEM


Hungary to sell 2.5m emissions allowances by early 2012

Hungary plans to sell 2.5m EU allowances (EUAs) in the wholesale carbon market by the end of 2011 and early 2012, the Hungarian ministry of national development...

28 Oct 2011 20:19 | EDCM


Italy: Far curve weakens on Brent; spot strengthens

The Italian far curve was pushed down by crude oil's decline on Friday. While the prompt and near curve were strengthened by a high spot.Brent crude's...

28 Oct 2011 21:27 | EDEM


Netherlands: Bulls find feet late in week; traders eye 'decent buy' on Year 2013

The bulls returned to the Dutch wholesale electricity market in week 42 after Europe's political leaders and private-sector lenders agreed a deal that leant...

28 Oct 2011 20:31 | EDEM


November falls to lowest level as natural gas seasons and prompt rally

NBP near-curve contracts decoupled from the rising prompt and far curve this week on the back of growing confidence of winter supply.November weakened...

28 Oct 2011 19:42 | ESGM


Panama Canal considers LNG toll for 2014 expansion

A toll for LNG tankers travelling through the expanded Panama Canal continues to be developed as operators of the cross-basin passage seek a better understanding...

28 Oct 2011 19:41 | GLM


Ryanair to get 42m free emissions allowances

Ireland has now set out how many EU allowances (EUAs) it will hand out to airlines registered in the country.The Environment Agency on Friday published...

28 Oct 2011 19:54 | EDCM


Total to study US exports while sales to Asia increase

Paris-based major Total is studying the possibility of exporting domestic US volumes as LNG from the terminal, chief financial officer Patrick de la Chevardière...

28 Oct 2011 20:15 | LMD


UK review: Front month hits record lows amid bearish week for fuels

Bearish sentiment from the fuels complex weighed down the UK wholesale power curve during week 43, with the front-month Baseload contact hitting record lows...

28 Oct 2011 20:31 | EDEM


UK: Lack of bullish drivers leaves UK curve soft

The UK electricity far curve ticked down on Friday pressured by Brent crude, although thin liquidity limited losses, while the front end declined as traders...

28 Oct 2011 20:13 | EDEM

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