The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has recorded its highest trading volume to date in Japanese Power Futures. Throughout the month of October, EEX achieved a total traded volume of 111 GWh, thereby setting a new monthly record.
EEX Group's European Spot Markets increased by 9 per cent to 53.8 TWh in October 2020 with the EPEX SPOT Intraday Market the main growth driver recording an increase of 20 per cent to 10.3 TWh, a new record.
The Power Spot Intraday market, as operated by EPEX SPOT, increased by 27 per cent in September to 9.1 TWh.
The Power Spot Intraday market, operated by EPEX Spot, increased by 17 per cent to 8.9 TWh in July, with Swiss Intraday trading generating a significant growth rate of 101 per cent and reached 110.3 GWh.
EEX Group continued to achieve significant global growth during the first half of 2020 reporting double and triple digit increases across the majority of its markets. In addition to major increases in the global power segment, EEX Group achieved outstanding results in Dry Freight alongside healthy increases in natural gas and environmental products.
EEX's Power Spot segment Intraday markets continued their growth trend in June, increasing by 15 per cent year-on-year to 9.1 TWh.
EEX Group has reported a 46 per cent increase in European power derivatives trading volume in April, largely driven by consistent growth in the Germany Phelix-DE futures and the strong performance of the French (+152 per cent trading volume y-o-y), Spanish (+140 per cent y-o-y) and Hungarian (+256 per cent y-o-y) power futures.
The European Energy Exchange (EEX) achieved another milestone in its Freight business by gaining the majority share of the open interest (OI) in the total Freight market (Futures and Options combined), thereby overtaking the market leader for the first time and setting a new record for the business.
EEX has reported significant increases across its markets in February with the power spot market up by 15 per cent to 53.7 TWh. This was largely driven by the solid performance on the Intraday market which grew by 44 per cent compared to 2019.
A total volume of 10.1 TWh was traded in EEX's intraday power markets in January 2020, a 46 per cent increase year on year.