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A polar vortex is bringing a cold snap to Europe and Asia - and stoking a huge rally in natural gas prices

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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A polar vortex could bring a freezing snap to most of Europe and Asia, pushing up natural gas prices.
UK gas prices jumped ahead of a possible return of the "Beast from the East" cold weather front.
Asian LNG prices hit record highs as demand for power generation has soared.
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Natural gas prices in Europe and Asia have rocketed higher this week, thanks to the polar vortex pushing cold fronts into both regions, sending temperatures below freezing and stoking a burst in...
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