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News Archive


Austria/Czech Republic: Injections and sentiment support Austrian natural gas contractssubscriber only

Austrian natural gas prices were largely range-bound on Friday, with prompt and curve contracts inching upwards day on day.VTP Day-ahead gained just...

30 Aug 2013 17:55 | ESGM


Belgium: Natural gas Day-ahead basis back above zero amid bullish mainlandsubscriber only

The Belgian Day-ahead basis bucked the trend of the rest of the week by closing in positive territory on Friday as the Zeebrugge outright Day-ahead was influenced...

30 Aug 2013 19:24 | ESGM


Britain: NBP natural gas curve bearish as oil comes down and pound remains upsubscriber only

The NBP Day-ahead natural gas contract was lifted on Friday afternoon following a maintenance extension, with most other contracts moving the opposite direction....

30 Aug 2013 19:44 | ESGM


CEE/SEE: Polish front year up further; Day-ahead downsubscriber only

Most regional far curves closed the working week range-bound, except for Poland, while Day-ahead levels across the region lost ground on expectations of...

30 Aug 2013 21:08 | EDEM

Coal Swaps Comment: CIF ARA holds stable but Indian currency woes weigh on FOB RBsubscriber only

Global coal swaps held stable going into the weekend, following a heavy midweek sell-off. The European curve received support from continued supply disruptions...

30 Aug 2013 19:06 | CSD


Daily oil summarysubscriber only

Crude futures opened in negative territory as supply worries eased after the UK Parliament voted against imminent military action against Syria. Prices then...

30 Aug 2013 20:32 | ESGM


Dutch, German and Austrian natural gas outlooksubscriber only

NetherlandsAll eyes will be on any potential shift in Norwegian and Russian exports to the continent as the new month starts and the market moves...

30 Aug 2013 17:43 | ESGM


Electricity outlooksubscriber only

UKWith market fundamentals anticipated to be relatively unchanged for yet another week, market participants retained a "bearish-to-neutral" outlook...

30 Aug 2013 18:02 | EDEM


France: PEG Nord natural gas prompt ticks up, but southern hubs outstrip gainssubscriber only

Day-ahead contracts at the PEGs rallied on Friday, with the TIGF product leading the gains. Prompt products at the two southern hubs lurched higher as traders...

30 Aug 2013 19:10 | ESGM


Germany/France review: Front months rise on French nuclear availability and windsubscriber only

September electricity contracts rose in both markets over week 35 driven because of delays in bringing French nuclear plants back onto the grid and a revision...

30 Aug 2013 17:34 | EDEM


Germany/France: September rises further before deliverysubscriber only

On Friday, September contracts saw a last push upwards in both markets before delivery. Although capacity is set to increase in Germany in week 36 and there...

30 Aug 2013 20:47 | EDEM


Germany: Natural gas prompt and curve part company again as oil dipssubscriber only

The German natural gas curve told two stories on Friday, as the prompt and curve once again diverged. Later-dated prices handed back some of their recent...

30 Aug 2013 20:58 | ESGM


Italy: September electricity closes ‘high’; spot outlook bearishsubscriber only

The Italian wholesale electricity near curve on Friday corrected downwards paring most of the previous session's gains, which traders considered fundamentally...

30 Aug 2013 20:43 | EDEM


Netherlands: Gas supports Dutch far curve as prompt slidessubscriber only

Stronger gas prices have lent support to the back end of the Dutch power curve over week 35, while the front month nudged down slightly before delivery.TTF...

30 Aug 2013 19:14 | EDEM


Netherlands: Natural gas prompt gains before close; curve bulls run out of steamsubscriber only

The TTF natural gas prompt received one final boost before the end of August with Day-ahead prices rallying during late afternoon back to mid-August highs...

30 Aug 2013 20:29 | ESGM


Romania proposes further electricity green certificate support cutssubscriber only

The Romanian government plans to reduce the number of green certificates allocated to renewable energy producers by almost half, according to a draft law...

30 Aug 2013 18:47 | EDEM

Southern hemisphere physical coal indices rebound from lowssubscriber only

Strike-related concerns lifted the ICIS physical coal index for South African coal in August and to an extent supported the European index, while the Australian...

30 Aug 2013 17:30 | CSD


Turkey: Prices on even keel despite underlying fearssubscriber only

Curve values were assessed flat on the previous session as activity stopped for the public holiday on Friday. Saturday's delivery price on the exchange...

30 Aug 2013 18:14 | EDEM


UK review: Electricity curve fluctuates on oil while prompt slidessubscriber only

The UK wholesale electricity market struggled for a clear direction throughout week 35 although bearish sentiment crept in as the weekend approached.Unsettled...

30 Aug 2013 18:56 | EDEM


UK: Electricity curve range-bound on low-liquid sessionsubscriber only

The UK wholesale electricity market appeared to be lifeless on Friday as liquidity, already suffering amid the holiday season, wound down ahead of the weekend.ICIS...

30 Aug 2013 20:58 | EDEM

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