Market Specific News and Its Impact on Electricity Prices – Forward Premia
AbstractThis paper studies the impact of market specific news on the short-time forward premia on the Scandinavian electricity market. I show that the short time premia between the day-ahead and intra-day electricity prices on the Scandinavian market can be explained by the arrival of news specific to the power market. By exploring the types of news I indicate that production failures shape the premia. Production disruptions in coal-powered units are most frequent and have the greatest effect on the differences between the day-ahead and intra-day prices.
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Length: 27 pages
Date of creation: 31 Jan 2013
Date of revision: 20 Aug 2013
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Intra-day electricity market; Forward premia; Market specific news; Supply shocks;
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- G14 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Information and Market Efficiency; Event Studies; Insider Trading
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- Q40 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy - - - General
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- NEP-ENE-2013-03-09 (Energy Economics)
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