EEX Trading Results in August(PresseBox) (Leipzig, )
The Natural Gas Derivatives Market developed particularly well. The traded volume on this market grew by 28 per cent in comparison to August 2011. The Natural Gas volumes can be broken down as follows: (see attachment).
- During the month, the daily reference price on the Spot Market for Natural Gas ranged between 21.32 Euro/MWh and 25.73 Euro/MWh.
- The European Gas Index (EGIX), published by EEX, displays the current market price for natural gas deliveries in the following month. For August delivery, the EGIX Germany reference price was fixed at 24.78 Euro/MWh (EGIX GASPOOL: 24.76 Euro/MWh, EGIX NCG: 24.80 Euro/MWh).
For the Emission Allowances Market, a total volume of 16,198,000 tonnes of CO2 was traded, which is more than double the volume of the same period last year (August 2011: 7,044,000 tonnes of CO2). The volumes traded in Emission Allowances were composed as follows: (see attachment).
- During the month, the daily settlement price on the EUA Spot Market ranged from EUR 6.53 per EUA to EUR 8.12 per EUA.
- On the EUA Derivatives Market the daily settlement price in the front year contract (Dec-2012) was between 6.98 Euro/EUA and 8.16 Euro/EUA.
In August 2012, EEX admitted PetroChina International (London) Co., Limited, to trading on the Spot and Derivatives Market for Emission Allowances. Macquarie Bank Limited, London, has been admitted to trading on the Spot Market for Emission Allowances. Moreover, Quantum GmbH, Ratingen and Koch Supply & Trading Sàrl are new trading participants on the Spot Market for Natural Gas.