Ice to accept EUAs as collateral

Emissions certificates accepted to offset short EUA futures positions, subject to 14-day comment period

EU emissions

Ice Clear Europe is preparing to accept European Union emissions allowances (EUAs) as collateral to help offset large margin calls, as the energy crisis continues to squeeze market participants.

In a circular released on Monday, September 26, the clearing house said it would accept emissions certificates, each of which permits a company to emit one tonne of carbon dioxide, to offset any short EUA futures positions.

The clearing house said the amendment is intended “to provide market

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