Close price: Prices closed marginally higher on Electricity, with temperatures peaking yesterday. Relief now follows, with cooler conditions, however still above seasonal normal into August, where further heatwaves are still possible. Gas traded slightly lower overall, in a rare opposite trend to the power market.
Opening price: Prices are up. Scheduled maintenance of Nord Stream 1 is expected to finish tomorrow and the turbine stuck in Canada is also on its way back to Russia. However, concerns remain as to whether flows will resume and to how much volume will flow. Friday is going to be a huge day in the markets.
Oil has weaken today with an expected increase in US crude inventories. Data is expected this afternoon from the US Energy Information Administration.