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John Kemp

Column: Oil prices bounce on hope for short coronavirus downturn

2:30pm GMT

LONDON Hedge funds continued selling petroleum last week as fears about a coronavirus-driven recession centred on China gripped the market, but the rate of sales slowed compared with the previous fortnight.

RPT-COLUMN-Fuel consumption sinks on record warmth across northern hemisphere: Kemp

1:00am GMT

LONDON, Feb 14 Last month was the warmest January on record across the northern hemisphere, sending demand for heating oil, natural gas and coal plunging in all the major consumption centres of the world.

Column: Fuel consumption sinks on record warmth across northern hemisphere

14 Feb 2020

LONDON Last month was the warmest January on record across the northern hemisphere, sending demand for heating oil, natural gas and coal plunging in all the major consumption centres of the world.

COLUMN-Falling air freight points to renewed global economic slowdown: Kemp

14 Feb 2020

LONDON, Feb 13 Global air freight started to weaken again last month, after improving in the final quarter of 2019, a worrying sign the nascent upturn in the global economy was running into trouble even before the coronavirus crisis worsened.

Column: Falling air freight points to renewed global economic slowdown

13 Feb 2020

LONDON Global air freight started to weaken again last month, after improving in the final quarter of 2019, a worrying sign the nascent upturn in the global economy was running into trouble even before the coronavirus crisis worsened.

RPT-COLUMN-Hedge funds sell oil as coronavirus stokes recession fear: Kemp

11 Feb 2020

* John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own

Column: Hedge funds sell oil as coronavirus stokes recession fear

10 Feb 2020

LONDON Hedge funds were heavy sellers of petroleum last week for the third time in four weeks, amid mounting anxiety about the impact of a coronavirus outbreak on oil consumption in China.

Column: Warm U.S. winter puts coal-fired power plants in deep freeze

06 Feb 2020

LONDON Ultra-low natural gas prices and a milder-than-normal winter are pushing coal-fired power generators to the margins of the U.S. electricity system, adding to their financial losses and accelerating the prospect of closure.

RPT-COLUMN-Coronavirus and the impact on oil consumption: Kemp

05 Feb 2020

LONDON, Feb 4 Oil traders are struggling to estimate the severity and duration of the hit to global consumption from the outbreak of coronavirus in China, based on evidence from previous epidemics of coronaviruses and influenza.

Column: Coronavirus and the impact on oil consumption

04 Feb 2020

LONDON Oil traders are struggling to estimate the severity and duration of the hit to global consumption from the outbreak of coronavirus in China, based on evidence from previous epidemics of coronaviruses and influenza.

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