ASX to launch coal and power futures

The products are the first tranche in a suite of new energy and environmental products that ASX is hoping to launch. Other planned contracts include Renewable Energy Certificate futures and options; Australian Emissions Unit futures and options (pending the passage of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme legislation); and Australian dollar-denominated Certified Emission Reduction futures and options.

"The introduction of Newcastle delivered thermal coal futures and options at ASX will provide th