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News Archive


Belgium: Prompt narrows, front-month widens as expiry nears

Day-ahead basis narrowed to close at 0.50p/th on Friday on the back of supply expectations.While traders admitted that the outlook in Belgium was...

27 Aug 2010 19:19 | ESGM


Carbon market snapshot

The EUA market remained mostly static heading into the UK's bank holiday weekend, with the Year 2010 price holding steady at €15.30/tCO2e ($19.37/tCO2e)....

27 Aug 2010 18:25 | EDCM


Cautiously bullish outlook for Golar in Q2 results

Golar LNG confirmed on Friday that its newly formed trading subsidiary - Golar Commodities - executed its first this month and is expected to be profitable...

30 Aug 2010 10:05 | LMD


CEE/SEE: Region in bull's territory; spot loses ground

Most of the region's far curve values gained ground day on day, apart from Poland. Yet sentiment was mixed on the prompt as most values softened while the...

27 Aug 2010 20:23 | EDEM


Continental: Markets turn tepid after recent far-curve bull run

Traders reported range-bound markets on the final day of August trading on continental power markets. Far curve contracts generally made very small gains,...

27 Aug 2010 20:15 | EDEM


Daily oil summary

Crude oil futures gained for most of the day. Sharp increases were posted during the afternoon and in late trading. The strength in the stock markets on...

27 Aug 2010 20:35 | EDEM ESGM


France: Traders bearish for next week on the back of supply

The prompt and curve recorded losses on Friday, amid a changeable day's trade, participants reported.Opinion was divided as to whether or not the...

27 Aug 2010 20:04 | ESGM

Front year prices retrace early gains to close flat day on day

The UK bank holiday and a thin news flow seemed to subdue the coal swaps market on Friday, as prices drifted off from early gains.The front year reportedly...

27 Aug 2010 20:39 | CSD


Germany: NCG closes at parity with TTF, but GASPOOL at discount

German prices weakened on Friday with the exception of NCG Day-ahead, which posted a gain of €0.75/MWh.Friday was notable for the further disappearance...

27 Aug 2010 20:09 | ESGM


Klaipedos Nafta to lead Lithuanian terminal plan

Klaipėdos Nafta, the Lithuanian oil company, has approved at an extraordinary general meeting, a government mandate to develop a LNG terminal, local media...

30 Aug 2010 10:05 | LMD


Market Comment: Taiwanese tender set to close on Tuesday

In East Asia, traders are focusing on CPC Corp Taiwan's tender due to close on Tuesday this week. CPC invited selected parties to place offers for delivery...

30 Aug 2010 12:26 | LMD


Montoir maintenance has little impact on LNG flows

France's Monitor import facility has undergone maintenance since the beginning of August, but this has had little impact on flows from the terminal or French...

30 Aug 2010 10:05 | LMD


NBP: Further drops recorded ahead of long weekend

Day-ahead and front-month contracts lost the most ground on Friday, but spot losses were stemmed by a late flurry of bids ahead of the long holiday weekend....

30 Aug 2010 10:05 | LMD


Netherlands: Sentiment, not feedstock fuels, lift the curve

The Dutch power curve posted gains across the board on the back of positive macroeconomic sentiment, German power and oil, market participants said on Friday....

27 Aug 2010 20:29 | EDEM


Netherlands: TTF weakens slightly; proves more resistant than NBP

The TTF prompt and near curve diverged slightly on Friday, as the spot and far curve posted small gains while the near curve weakened slightly.Traders...

27 Aug 2010 19:02 | ESGM


NYMEX: September rolls to 11-month low

The September NYMEX natural gas contract rolled off the board at an 11-month low for the front-month futures benchmark. The contract dropped 17 cents to...

30 Aug 2010 10:05 | LMD

Physical coal: Demand from Asia tails off but market shows strength

Most traders painted a bearish outlook for physical coal cargoes on Friday, even though key contacts showed gains compared with the week before.Bidding...

27 Aug 2010 21:03 | CSD


UK storage falls week on week

Aggregate UK storage stocks fell week on week, as interest in long-range storage injection dwindled, and medium-range storage slated a net withdrawal.Total...

27 Aug 2010 18:14 | ESGM


UK: Bearish session but some concern on supply niggles

Day-ahead and front-month contracts lost the most ground on Friday but spot losses were stemmed by a late flurry of bids ahead of the long holiday weekend....

27 Aug 2010 20:35 | ESGM


UK: Curve finds lead from soft fuels; spot flat

UK power prices drifted down in a substantially directionless market, finding some lead in softening gas and coal markets. The spot closed flat to Thursday's...

27 Aug 2010 19:10 | EDEM

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