Russian exchanges energise market with power contract launch

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The Moscow Energy Exchange and the Russian Trading System Stock Exchange (RTS Group) have joined forces to launch a power futures contract, while market participants eye the region for growth. RTS Group will provide the clearing and technological platform for trading in the contract, whereas the Moscow Energy Exchange will be the organiser of trading.

The news comes on the back of growing interest from both investment banks and European energy companies in the Russian power market, which has bee