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

(PresseBox) (Leipzig, ) In July, the trading volume on the EEX Spot Market for Natural Gas amounted to 965,970 MWh (GASPOOL and NCG market areas) compared to 170,280 MWh in July 2009. The volume included 496,794 MWh traded in the Within- Day Gas product which was launched on 1 March 2010. The Spot Market price for the dayahead delivery of Natural Gas ranged between EUR 14.00 per MWh and EUR 23.50 per MWh.

The volumes on the Derivatives Market for Natural Gas (GASPOOL and NCG market areas) amounted to 7,723,530 MWh (July 2009: 827,650 MWh). On 30 July 2010, the open interest was 20,095,463 MWh. On 30 July 2010 Natural Gas prices for delivery in 2011 were fixed at EUR 20.65 per MWh (GASPOOL) and EUR 20.83 per MWh (NCG), respectively.

On the EEX Spot Market for CO2 Emission Allowances (EUA) a total of 1,813,500 EUA was traded in July. The volume included 613,500 EUA traded on the secondary spot market (July 2009: 897,972 EUA). During the month, the Carbix (Carbon Index) ranged between EUR 13.44 per EUA and EUR 15.24 per EUA.

The total volume on the EEX Derivatives Market for CO2 Emission Allowances amounted to 20,697,000 EUA. The volume included 18,417,000 EUA traded on the secondary derivatives market (July 2009: 2,198,000 EUA). The 2010 MidDec future contract settled at EUR 14.16 per EUA on 30 July 2010, and the 2011 future contract at EUR 14.46 per EUA.