Import hub blast compounds European gas prices surge in December
But who knew ahead of the price move? Here are three alt data providers who help inform their clients of such events.
A blast at Austria’s Baumgarten import hub cut gas flows from Russia and forced Italy to declare a day-long state of emergency for energy supplies (full FT article here). Below we list three event-based data providers who helped ensure their clients were among the first in the investor world to be aware of such events.
- Able to form its clients of events such as the Baumgarten hub blast within seconds of a relevant web posting being published, this group monitors global supply chains by using website, RSS and social media sources in order to screen for any indication of a market-moving event (e.g. port shutdowns, strikes, fuel shortages).