European energy clearing stalls amid conflicting rules

Energy trading volumes continue to rise in 2016


The conflicting requirements of two key pieces of European financial regulation could be the cause of an unexpected drop in clearing of European energy derivatives in 2016, say market participants and consultants.

Volumes of cleared energy derivatives look set to end the year unchanged or slightly lower than 2015, reversing several years of continuous gains, according to data from London-based trading platform provider Trayport, which is currently owned by Atlanta-based Ice.

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