Monthly Archives: July 2011

Energy groups emission call

Fund managers are pushing for listed energy companies to take restrictions on carbon emissions into account when they report oil, coal or gas reserves in the wake of research that argues the potential bursting of a “carbon bubble” could hit share prices. Energy companies account for 20 to 30 per cent of the combined market capitalisation of stock exchanges in…

Eurex appoints new head of EEX

Eurex, the derivatives trading venue, has named Peter Reitz the new head of the European Energy Exchange, the carbon trading platform it took control over earlier this year. Mr Reitz, who spearheaded Eurex’s first moves into carbon trading four years ago, will drive EEX’s push to operate the new central platform for carbon auctions in the European emissions trading scheme….