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EEX Trading Results in September

(PresseBox) (Leipzig, ) In September 2011 the total trading volume on the Natural Gas Market of the European Energy Exchange (EEX) amounted to 6,581,663 MWh compared with 1,905,044 MWh in September 2010.

Thereof 1,573,508 MWh was traded on the Spot Market for the delivery into the market areas GASPOOL, NCG and TTF (September 2010 GASPOOL and NCG volume: 1,437,494 MWh). The daily reference price on the Spot Market for Natural Gas ranged between EUR 19.13 per MWh and EUR 25.96 per MWh.

On the Derivatives Market for Natural Gas (GASPOOL and NCG market areas) a volume of 5,008,155 MWh was traded (September 2010: 467,550 MWh). On 30 September 2011, the open interest was 27,967,320 MWh. On 30 September 2011 Natural Gas prices for delivery in 2012 were fixed at EUR 26.89 per MWh (GASPOOL) and EUR 27.03 per MWh (NCG), respectively. The last monthly average value for the natural gas index EGIX Germany, which constitutes the reference price for the delivery month October 2011, was fixed with 25.85 Euro per MWh on 29 September 2011.

In September, the total volume on the EEX Markets for CO2 Emission Allowances (EUA) amounted to 6,782,000 EUA compared with 17,845,000 EUA in September 2010.

On the Spot Market a total of 1,746,000 EUA was traded in September. The volume included 546,000 EUA traded on the secondary spot market (September 2010: 185,000 EUA) and 1,200,000 EUA from the primary market auction. During the month, the Carbix (Carbon Index) ranged between EUR 10.38 per EUA and EUR 12.58 per EUA.

The volume on the Derivatives Market amounted to 5,036,000 EUA. The volume included 2,756,000 EUA traded on the secondary derivatives market (September 2010: 13,610,000 EUA) and 2,280,000 EUA from the primary market auction. The 2011 MidDec future contract settled at EUR 10.72 per EUA on 30 September 2011, and the 2012 future contract at EUR 11.19 per EUA.

On the CO2 Derivatives Market for Certified Emission Reductions a volume of 30,000 CER was traded in September. On 30 September 2011, the 2011 Mid Dec future contract settled at EUR 7.85 per CER and the 2012 future contract at EUR 8.06 per CER.

In September, EEX admitted Enérgya VM Gestión de Energía SL, Madrid, Dalkia France S.C.A., Saint-André and 50Hertz Transmission GmbH, Berlin, to trading on the Power Derivatives Market. In the context of the EEX-Eurex cooperation, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB plc, London, has also been admitted for trading on the Power Derivatives Market. Lechwerke AG, Augsburg, and SE Scherbeck Energy GmbH, Hürth, are news members on the EEX Spot Market for Natural Gas. Furthermore, Susquehanna Ireland Ltd has been admitted for trading on the Spot- and Derivatives Market on EEX.