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Datapred starts coverage of Italian gas prices

on Dec 5, 2022 1:49:36 PM By | Datapred | 0 Comments |
Italy is the second largest market for natural gas in Europe, 39% behind Germany but 20% ahead of France.  
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Do you have the right buying/hedging strategy?

on Jun 10, 2022 2:52:19 PM By | Datapred | 0 Comments |
Price volatility is exploding, supply chains are shaking, conflicting objectives are multiplying... Energy and raw material buyers are under pressure to adapt. How can they foolproof their revised strategies?
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In such hard times, how can commodity buyers leverage quantitative analysis?

on Mar 9, 2022 11:16:29 AM By | Datapred | 0 Comments |
Energy and raw material prices had been all over the place since March 2020. And now this... Buyers are truly facing unprecedented conditions.
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Combining analyis and optimization - Datapred's buyometer

on Feb 1, 2022 1:42:32 PM By | Datapred | 0 Comments |
The buyometer is an innovative new widget on Datapred's dashboard, displaying the "buying temperature" of the day (and the recent past) for your raw material or energy: Strong Buy, Buy, Wait or Strong Wait.  
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The coal-gas spread and the price of emission allowances

on Nov 8, 2021 2:38:00 PM By | Datapred | 0 Comments |
Many traders of European emission allowances (EUAs) monitor the spread between coal and natural gas prices.
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Datapred starts coverage of European emission allowances

on Sep 1, 2021 10:26:48 AM By | Datapred | 0 Comments |
The new online software is the first in this category on EEX’s InsightCommodity platform.  
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A procurement digital twin in the time of rising raw material prices

on Aug 5, 2021 4:48:40 PM By | Datapred | 0 Comments |
It is inevitable: the sight of rising prices always reminds us of the cost of missed buying opportunities.
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A digital twin for raw material procurement?

on Jul 5, 2021 10:20:00 AM By | Datapred | 0 Comments |
"Digital twins" have been all the rage over the past three years - reaching Gartner's peak of inflated expectations in 2018.
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What is driving current European CO2 prices?

on Jun 11, 2021 3:54:29 PM By | Datapred | 0 Comments |
CO2 prices on the EU Emission Trading System (ETS) have recently skyrocketed - from €22/ton one year ago to €52/ton today (down from a peak at €56/ton in May), as illustrated on the following price chart:
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The 12 time windows of Procurement

on Mar 10, 2021 2:01:52 PM By | Datapred | 0 Comments |
Buying raw materials means constantly juggling with multiple, overlapping time windows. It can prove a little confusing...
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