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Daily (10.10.2019): NBP spot tumbled by 19% on Wednesday due to rising imports from the North Sea and higher wind generation

Crude oil prices were rather constant on Wednesday. Brent crude traded 0.1% up at $58.32 a barrel, as recent Turkish attacks against northeast Syria could affect the economy of the oil-producing Kurdistan region. Meanwhile, a more-than-expected rise in weekly crude stocks put pressure on the WTI futures, which slipped by 0.1% to $52.59 a barrel.

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Daily (09.10.2019): European carbon prices reached EUR 23 a tonne on Tuesday, on worries over Brexit negotiations

Crude oil prices traded lower on Tuesday, after Donald Trump reported that a quick trade deal will unlikely happen soon. Meanwhile, oil prices were supported by protests in OPEC members Iraq and Ecuador, which threatened to disrupt their oil output. Hence, WTI futures fell by 0.2% to $52.63 a barrel, while Brent crude edged 0.2% down at $58.24 a barrel.

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Daily (08.10.2019): Higher wind power output and warmer weather pushed NBP spot 6.3% down on Monday

Oil prices were little changed on Monday on hopes of progress in U.S.-China trade negotiations which should take place on Oct. 10-11 in a fresh effort to work out a deal. However, worsening global economic conditions still put pressure on oil demand. Hence, Brent crude ended at $58.35 a barrel, while WTI futures lost 0.1% to end at $52.75 a barrel.

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Daily (07.10.2019): EU carbon prices hit a new 6-month low on Friday due to bearish fundamentals

Crude oil prices firmed on Friday following a 1% decline in U.S. unemployment rate that reached a near 50-year low of 3.5%. Hence, Brent crude rose by 1.1% to $58.37 a barrel, while WTI futures added 0.7% to settle at $52.81 a barrel.

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Daily (04.10.2019): The EUAs hit a six-month low on Thursday, pressured by mounting recession concerns

Crude oil prices slightly diverged on Thursday. WTI futures edged down by 0.4% to $52.45 a barrel, amid mounting crude demand worries, after pessimistic services sector and job growth figures in the U.S. added to the bearish macroeconomic tone set by earlier weak manufacturing readings. A stall in the Euro zone business growth reported for September also kept market under pressure. However, losses were capped by data showing lower U.S. oil output in July. Meanwhile, Brent crude was a shade higher at $57.71 a barrel, on hopes that a positive development might occur in the U.S.-China trade talks when these will resume on October 10.

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