WTI futures open interest has continued an upward trend in Q1 2021 with an improving demand picture, while TTF futures ADV has continued to grow to record levels with the globalization of natural gas.
Customers accessing CME Group's global benchmark, Henry Hub (NG), are increasingly trading our TTF futures (TTF) and options (TFO) contracts, which are listed alongside NG on a single venue for customer efficiency and risk management optimization.
In an increasingly connected Global Gas market, customers can hedge all of their natural risk on NYMEX, which is bringing growth in liquidity for our European TTF futures and options. Access TTF futures Trayport, CME Direct, and TT.
Since the launch of GEO in March, there have been over 100,000 carbon offsets tied to GEO futures traded at CME Group. GEO futures offer the first physically settled, exchange-traded risk management tool for voluntary carbon offsets. The contract allows for delivery of CORSIA-eligible voluntary carbon offset credits from three registries: Verified Carbon Standard, American Carbon Registry, and Climate Action Reserve.
In early March, OPEC and its allies agreed to hold steady on crude oil production cuts, sending WTI futures (CL) prices surging. This news combined with positive vaccine rollouts and increasing demand for oil has led to an increase in CL open interest in Q1.
DRFQ utilization is increasing as traders look for improved and streamlined efficiencies to safekeep compliance audit trails. DRFQ optimizes block trading in privately negotiated, exchange-eligible futures, options, and strategies.
With four simple steps, you can trade NYMEX energy products using Trayport Joule Direct.
Manage the risk associated with renewable energies, environmental change, and sustainable investments with our ESG products.
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