CFTC and Ferc to share energy data promptly

US regulators the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Ferc) have agreed to share energy-trading information promptly and confidentially.

The two agencies signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in mid-October to this end, four months ahead of the date it was required by the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which was enacted at the end of July.

The move suggests an increased cooperation and coordination between Ferc and the CFTC. They have in t

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