EEX trading results for Natural Gas and CO2 Emission Rights in October

Leipzig, (PresseBox) - In October, the trading volume on the EEX Spot Market for Natural Gas amounted to 1,010,135 MWh (GASPOOL and NCG market areas) compared to 572,949 MWh in October 2009. The volume included 357,006 MWh traded in the Within-Day Gas product which was launched on 1 March 2010. The Spot Market price for the day-ahead delivery of Natural Gas ranged between EUR 15.50 per MWh and EUR 20.90 per MWh.

The volumes on the Derivatives Market for Natural Gas (GASPOOL and NCG market areas) amounted to 629,710 MWh (October 2009: 2,763,100 MWh). On 29 October 2010, the open interest was 18,971,263 MWh. On 29 October 2010 Natural Gas prices for delivery in 2011 were fixed at EUR 19.62 per MWh (GASPOOL) and EUR 19.74 per MWh (NCG), respectively.

On the EEX Spot Market for CO2 Emission Allowances (EUA) a total of 1,321,000 EUA was traded in October. The volume included 121,000 EUA traded on the secondary spot market (October 2009: 494,002 EUA). During the month, the Carbix (Carbon Index) ranged between EUR 14.83 per EUA and EUR 15.74 per EUA.

The total volume on the EEX Derivatives Market for CO2 Emission Allowances amounted to 14,131,000 EUA. The volume included 11,851,000 EUA traded on the secondary derivatives market (October 2009: 2,516,000 EUA). The 2010 MidDec future contract settled at EUR 14.66 per EUA on 29 October 2010, and the 2011 future contract at EUR 14.94 per EUA.

On the CO2 Derivatives Market for Certified Emission Reductions a volume of 35,000 CER was traded (October 2009: 35,000 CER). On 29 October 2010, the 2010 Mid Dec future contract was traded at EUR 12.45 per CER and the 2011 future contract at EUR 12.04 per CER.

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