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S&P Global Ratings’ Michael Ferguson believes more American nuclear assets could close in an article for Rigzone

  Some American nuclear energy plants are at risk of closure as a consequence of inexpensive natural gas driving down power prices. But could the outlook for U.S. nuclear assets improve in the future? Michael Ferguson, Director, U.S. Energy Infrastructure, S&P Global Ratings, believes the outlook will likely remain shrouded by uncertainty. Writing for Rigzone, …

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Commerzbank’s Robert von Oldershausen examines the resilience of Chile’s economy for FTSE Global Markets

In an article for leading financial magazine, FTSE Global Markets, Robert von Oldershausen, Commerzbank’s Senior Relationship Manager for FI Latin America, explores the economy of Chile, and assesses its capacity to weather current challenges. The article notes that Chile has been at the forefront of Latin American economic growth since the 1980s, posting impressive rates …

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Commerzbank’s Thomas Krieger outlines Brazil’s trading prospects in the specialist press

Offering his insights to specialist magazine, The BRICS Post, Thomas Krieger, Regional Head of Latin America at Commerzbank, argues that if Brazil is to move on from a series of economic setbacks, it must ramp up its trade. The Latin American economy has certainly suffered in recent years – facing corruption scandals, low commodity prices …

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Uncertainty on the horizon for LNG – S&P explores the sector in the specialist energy press

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) has historically enjoyed stable prices as a commodity. Yet the outlook for 2016 is less certain, according to Simon Redmond, Director at Standard & Poor’s and commodities specialist. Writing for specialist monthly journal, Petroleum Review from the Energy Institute, he explains that a glut in global supply has driven down prices. …

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S&P says the LNG market is fighting to stay afloat in Energy Voice

In an article for Energy Voice, Simon Redmond, commodities specialist at Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, outlines the contours of today’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) market. Overall, he does not expect a material improvement in current declining markets conditions or LNG ‘spot’ price – the price of the moment – in the foreseeable future. He …

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April’s S&P Infrastructure Outlook reveals that the private rental sector has a new spring in its step

The issue of accelerating demand for housing in the U.K. and the fact that the private rental sector (PRS) is now the fastest-growing form of housing tenure is at the core of Standard & Poor’s most recent issue of Infrastructure Outlook, its monthly newsletter summarising key infrastructure and project finance-related research and rating update news. …

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