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Euro Markets: EUAs claw back early UKA auction-related losses to end day unchanged

Published 17:14 on August 10, 2022  /  Last updated at 17:41 on August 10, 2022  /  EMEA, EU ETS, UK ETS  /  No Comments

EUA prices ended the day largely unchanged after a sell-off ahead of the fortnightly UK allowance auction was recovered amid steady buying interest later on, while energy prices rose as tensions in Ukraine mounted after attacks on Russian forces in Crimea.

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CEZ lags on hedging as coal burn covers output shortfall

Published 20:46 on August 9, 2022  /  Last updated at 20:46 on August 9, 2022  /  EMEA, EU ETS, UK ETS  /  No Comments

Czech utility CEZ reported a lagged hedged position for H1 on Tuesday despite increased coal-fired output and bumper earnings, giving a bullish signal for EUAs for the rest of the year.

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Euro Markets: EUAs hit four-week high as traders focus on technical signals amid declining volume

Published 17:22 on August 9, 2022  /  Last updated at 17:37 on August 9, 2022  /  EMEA, EU ETS, UK ETS  /  No Comments

EUAs rose to a four-week high on Tuesday, with traders focusing on technical signals even as trading activity continued to diminish as the holiday period reached its peak, while energy markets edged lower despite warnings of higher temperatures.

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Euro Markets: EUAs post small loss, price seen uncontested as holiday season hits peak

Published 17:18 on August 8, 2022  /  Last updated at 17:55 on August 8, 2022  /  EMEA, EU ETS, UK ETS  /  No Comments

EUAs opened the week on a quiet note on Monday, with prices drifting slightly lower from Friday’s settlement as volume and price volatility fell near to year-to-date lows, while energy markets were mixed as traders braced for another week of high temperatures across the region.

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Euro Markets: EUAs post 7.9% weekly gain despite weak auction and poor liquidity

Published 17:21 on August 5, 2022  /  Last updated at 21:36 on August 5, 2022  /  EMEA, EU ETS, UK ETS  /  No Comments

EUAs capped a positive week with a further modest increase on Friday to record a 7.9% weekly gain, despite a weak German sale and thin liquidity, as the annual August auction supply cut continued to boost the market, with stable downward movements on gas and power markets also keeping some support for carbon.

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UPDATE – Xpansiv to buy Evolution Markets to create carbon powerhouse

Published 17:52 on August 4, 2022  /  Last updated at 22:09 on August 4, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, China, EMEA, EU ETS, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, New Zealand, Switzerland, UK ETS, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A powerhouse is being created in the global carbon markets with Xpansiv, a major platform for environmental markets, announcing Thursday it is acquiring Evolution Markets, one of the world’s largest emissions brokerages.

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Euro Markets: EUAs rise for a fourth day but meet resistance after auction disappoints

Published 17:10 on August 4, 2022  /  Last updated at 17:26 on August 4, 2022  /  EMEA, EU ETS, UK ETS  /  No Comments

EUAs edged higher on Thursday after robust gains early in the session encountered resistance before a weak auction result dragged prices back from a 12-day high, as energy markets advanced after shaking off news that a major US Gulf LNG export terminal would restart faster than expected after repairs are completed.

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Pellet imports from Estonia may breach UK sustainability law

Published 12:16 on August 4, 2022  /  Last updated at 12:17 on August 4, 2022  /  EMEA, UK ETS  /  No Comments

A new analysis published by a coalition of environmental groups in the UK has argued that the country’s demand for wood pellets to generate biomass energy is harming Estonia’s forests and ecosystems, including protected nature reserves.

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Euro Markets: EUAs reach two-week high as sellers hold back despite heavy fund liquidations

Published 17:16 on August 3, 2022  /  Last updated at 17:22 on August 3, 2022  /  EMEA, EU ETS, UK ETS  /  No Comments

EUA prices forged higher for a third consecutive day, reaching their highest in two weeks as the annual August auction supply cut continued to drive the market even as investment funds cut long positions, while energy prices reversed early gains as gas inventories appeared to improve and demand has declined.

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Euro Markets: EUAs extend gains amid auction supply cut and anticipated coal demand

Published 17:35 on August 2, 2022  /  Last updated at 18:50 on August 2, 2022  /  EMEA, EU ETS, UK ETS  /  No Comments

EUAs rose for a second day as the annual cut in auction volumes continued to inspire buying interest amid low screen-based trading volumes, while German year-ahead electricity prices set a new record and natural gas prices continued to advance amid continuing uncertainty over Russian supplies.

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