Apollo Energy publishes a daily energy market analysis, focusing on the gas, power and oil markets including a commentary on how the markets close and open. Our analysis provides insight on how the markets are performing and also considers various factors which could dictate price changes in the future.
The analysis also contains a graph which tracks the one-year forward price of both gas and electricity as well as changes to Brent crude oil.
Gas prices moved marginally higher at the front of the curve on Friday, whereas contracts from Front-Month onwards traded lower. European markets displayed mixed movement, while commodities were bullish overall.
Gas prices stabilised in the afternoon and displayed losses by the session’s close. Equity markets dropped off, along with oil and coal as EU & US economies showed weak data. Power and Carbon allowance contracts also closed lower.
Gas prices rose again yesterday, with support provided by stronger coal and oil. Power and carbon also strengthened, offering additional support, while a drop in renewable power lifted gas demand and helped the prompt move higher.