Friday 14 July 2017
Gas futures at the NBP settled lower for the most part on Friday despite early gains being pared back later in the session. The front month settled 0.21p down
on the day but over the week was 2.45p lower. Demand was revised up to 199MCM which supported the spot as it went on to add 0.20p, but the day ahead settled lower by 0.30p. In the crude markets, the weaker dollar offer support to crude prices which closed higher for the fifth straight day. Brent added 49 cents a barrel to close at $48.91, WTI settled at $46.54, up 46 cents.