ASX to launch more energy futures


The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) plans to list Thermal Coal (Newcastle) futures and options on April 21 and New Zealand Electricity and Victorian Wholesale Gas futures contracts on April 28 and May 5, respectively. These products are the first in a suite of new energy and environmental products the Sydney-based exchange intends to launch. Others include renewable energy certificate futures and options; Australian emissions unit futures and options, pending the passage of the Carbon Po