Power Futures that Match Physical Energy Contracts
Monthly DS Futures are tailormade derivatives matching the same cash flow as the physical power contracts, with monthly cash flow during the delivery period. They are a great tool when you wish to mitigate the risk of energy purchases or energy sales in the physical market.
Monthly DS Futures are available for the following markets:
Settlement structure for Monthly DS Power Futures
All European Power Monthly DS futures are settled in EUR or GBP (UK power). Their settlement date is the 20th calendar day of the following delivery month (or the next business day should the 20th calendar day fall on Saturday, Sunday, or other date where settlement banks are closed).
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Contract size & trade lots
All Monthly DS Futures are traded in EUR or GBP (UK Power) (with 0.01 ticks), in contracts of 1 MWh and trade lots of 1 MW.Market prices
Trading & clearing hours
Continuous trading from 08.00 to 18.00 CET (07:00-17:00 GMT) and trading and clearing of block trades from 07:45 until 18:15 CET (06:45-17:15 GMT).Holiday calendar
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- Manage power price risks efficiently
- Excellent liquidity
- Capable trading system & Low latency
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Electricity Certificates- reliable trading, clearing and delivery of electricity certificates
- Transparency and reliability
- Easy access and flexible membership
- CCP clearing removes counterparty credit risk
Benefits with Monthly DS Futures
Tailored to match physical power contracts
Monthly DS Futures have the same cash flow as physical power contracts in Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Belgium, and the UK. They are useful to both buyers and sellers of energy, to mitigate price risks of physical contracts.
CCP clearing removes counterparty credit risk
All Nasdaq Monthly DS Futures use Nasdaq Clearing for clearing, which removes any counterparty credit risk.
Easy access through existing connectivity
Monthly DS Futures are available to Nasdaq Commodities’ members via Genium INET and Nasdaq approved independent software vendors (ISVs).