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Daily (23.03.2020): Carbon prices dropped by over 26% on a weekly basis on Friday, due to increased coronavirus concerns

Crude oil futures extended losses on Friday, being on track for their biggest weekly decline in 12 years, on worries about the coronavirus pandemics that slowed down global economies and curbed oil demand. The failure of coordinated output cuts by producers from the OPEC and others including Russia, also put pressure on prices. Hence, Brent crude plunged by 5.2%, to settle at $26.98 a barrel. At the same time, WTI futures tumbled by 10.3% to $22.63 a barrel.

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Daily (19.03.2019):Crude oil prices at 18-year lows and carbon prices down at 15 euros per tonne on continued coronavirus concerns

Crude oil prices hit 18-year lows on Wednesday, as governments force local lockdowns in response to the coronavirus outbreak, affecting global oil and fuel demand. Brent crudeplunged by 13.4% to $24.88 a barrel. WTI futures traded 24.4% down at $20.37 a barrel.

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Daily (18.03.2020): Oil prices plummeted below $30 a barrel to reach the lowest level since 2016

Crude oil futures extended losses on Tuesday, falling to the lowest level since 2016 as the coronavirus pandemic threatens to bring the global economy to a deadlock, denting the fuel demand at a time when crude supply is flooding the market. Brent crude fell by $1.32, or 4.4% to settle at $28.73 a barrel on ICE London. U.S. WTI crude plunged by $1.75, or 6% to end at $26.95 a barrel on NYMEX.

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Daily (16.03.2019): Brent oil traded near 2% higher on Friday, as U.S commits to support weakening economies affected by coronavirus

Crude oil prices recovered on Friday, as the United States and other nations signaled plans to support weakening economies. Brent crude traded 1.9% higher at $33.85 a barrel. In the same context, WTI futures rose by 0.7% to $33.85 a barrel. However, crude prices posted their worst week since the 2008 global financial crisis after the coronavirus epidemics weighed on the global economy. Furthermore, Saudi Arabia and Russia initiated an oil price war.

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Daily (20.02.2020): Oil prices soared by more than 2% due to U.S. sanctions on Rosneft, tensions in Libya, coronavirus cases receding

Oil prices soared by more than 2% on Wednesday, supported by a slowdown in the spread of the coronavirus, U.S. sanctions against the Russian black gold giant Rosneft and the unrest in Libya. Brent crude for April delivery rose by $1.37, or 2.4% to settle at $59.12 a barrel. U.S. WTI crude ended at $53.29, gaining $1.24, or 2.4%.

read more... 20/02/2020