Nord Pool’s back-up

Credit derivatives have become a well-established risk-reduction mechanismin financial markets, but they are still not as widely available to energy companiesas one might hope. So says Maria Taylor, head of credit at EDF Trading in London.

A potential solution is the credit risk guarantee – another well-establishedmethod of credit risk mitigation, at least among exchanges and clearing houses.Global risk and insurance services group Marsh hopes the deal it has just arrangedfor Nordic power

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