Greenpeace activists burst into exchange ‘commando style’
‘Ground-breaking’ new market was expected to deliver greater choice
Lynton Jones, the IPE’s former chief executive, tried hard to promote electronic trading in Brent futures. But those efforts met with strong resistance, he tells Mark Pengelly
In the first of two articles tracing the beginnings of energy derivatives, Roderick Bruce talks to oil trading pioneers about the market’s formative years
The International Petroleum Exchange (IPE), the London-based energy futures and options exchange, will relaunch UK baseload and peakload electricity futures contracts on September 14. Meanwhile, London-based clearing house LCH Clearnet yesterday cleared…
The New York Mercantile Exchange (Nymex) plans to buy the New York Board of Trade (Nybot) as part of its expansion and acquisition drive, according to Nymex president Robert Collins.
Mark Powell of GlobalView Software looks at how crude prices are being affected by the impending war with Iraq and the general strike in Venezuela
There has been a sharp decline in the number of over-the-counter gas and power contracts since the demise of Houston-based energy trader Enron. Firms initiating power trades are increasingly conducting them via exchanges or through their clearing…
London’s International Petroleum Exchange (IPE) has suspended trading on its electricity futures contract. The instrument, which has traded only 70 lots since its launch in March last year and nothing since the five lots it traded in January, has…
Atlanta-based electronic energy and commodities trading exchange, the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), is introducing its trading platform into the UK gas and power markets.