EEX sets New Daily Record on the Gas Market

(PresseBox) ( Leipzig, )
At 424,435 MWh (GASPOOL, NCG and TTF market areas) trading on the Natural Gas Spot Market of the European Energy Exchange (EEX) reached a new record level last Friday, 3 February 2012. An amount of 374,232 MWh of this total was sold in day-ahead trading and 50,203 MWh thereof were sold in withinday trading. In total, 49 trading participants concluded 329 transactions on Friday. The previous record had been achieved on 23 June 2010 with a traded volume of 300,286 MWh.

EEX is continuously working to increase the liquidity of the gas market which is to be established as a second important pillar for the exchange on a lasting basis in the framework of its growth strategy, in addition to power trading. On 1 February, it launched an incentive programme for the Natural Gas Spot Market which is scheduled to last until the end of July 2012. On 20 February 2012, EEX will introduce a "Market Message Service" for the natural gas market which provides information on the current market situation and the order book situation to the trading participants at all times.
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