EEX trading results for June 2018

EEX trading results for June 2018

EEX significantly multiplies volumes in Dutch Power Futures and EUA Secondary Market


In June 2018, the European Energy Exchange (EEX) increased volumes on its power derivatives markets by 28% to 231.1 TWh (June 2017: 181.2 TWh). On the Dutch power market, volumes increased by 141% to 3.2 TWh (June 2017: 1.3 TWh). EEX achieved strong double-digit growth in the markets for France (22.0 TWh, +22%), Italy (44.5 TWh, +46%) as well as in power options (9.3 TWh, +45%). Volumes in Phelix-DE Futures increased to 132.7 TWh.

The June volume comprised 135.4 TWh traded at EEX via Trade Registration with subsequent clearing. Clearing and settlement of all exchange transactions was executed by European Commodity Clearing (ECC).

Emission Allowances

On the EEX markets for emission allowances, the total trading volume almost tripled to 297.4 million tonnes of CO2 in June (June 2017: 105.1 million tonnes of CO2). On the EUA secondary market (including options), volumes increased sixfold to 217.8 million tonnes of CO2 (June 2017: 30.6 million tonnes of CO2). Primary market auctions contributed 79.6 million tonnes of CO2 to the total volume.

Agricultural Products

Throughout June, a total of 5,765 contracts was traded in agricultural products (June 2017: 8,911 contracts). In the dairy segment, the volume reached 2,208 contracts (equal to 11,040 tonnes). In processing potatoes, a volume of 3,557 contracts (equal to 88,925 tonnes) was traded.

Global Commodities

In freight futures which are available for trade registration, EEX volumes amounted to 1,060 contracts (June 2017: 1,890 contracts).

New Participants

In June, EEX admitted ACT Financial Solutions B.V., Amsterdam as new trading participant. On the market for emission allowances, Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, London was additionally admitted to the primary market auctions as well as the secondary market and the membership of Nexus Energia S.A., Barcelona was extended to trading on the derivatives market.

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) is the leading energy exchange in Europe which develops, operates and connects secure, liquid and transparent markets for energy and related products. As part of EEX Group, a group of companies serving international commodity markets, EEX offers contracts on Power and Emission Allowances as well as Freight and Agricultural Products. EEX is part of Deutsche Börse Group.

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