The Nature-Based Global Emissions Offset futures (N-GEO) contract is a physically settled contract that allows for delivery of Agriculture, Forestry, and Other Land Use (AFOLU) voluntary offset credits that meet the Verra Registry’s Climate Community and Biodiversity (CCB) Standard.
The N-GEO contract goes beyond simply reducing emissions as it supports local communities and biodiversity conservation by requiring delivered offset credits to include Verra Registry’s Climate, Community, and Biodiversity (CCB) Standard.
This product complements the recently launched GEO futures contract and provides an additional tool for customers looking to meet carbon reduction goals and mitigate exposure to climate risk.
Customers accessing CME Group’s global benchmark, Henry Hub (NG), are increasingly trading our TTF futures (TTF) and option (TFO) contracts, which are listed alongside NG on one single venue for customer efficiency and risk management optimization.
As this market has developed, we have decided to launch four new financially settled products to further expand our risk management offering.
The expansion of the global gas product suite means that customers can hedge all their natural gas risk on NYMEX. Access TTF futures on Trayport, CME Direct, and TT.
On June 28, CME Group officially reduced strike increments for WTI (CL) and Brent Weekly options from $0.50 to $0.25.
This reduction provides a more precise mechanism for managing short-term exposure to crude oil.
Additionally, weekly options offer a low-cost tool to mitigate risk associated with physical or financial positions in crude oil.
Our article, Hedging with WTI Crude Oil Weekly Options, provides a range of use cases and strategies for weekly WTI options for storage, upstream, and downstream risk management.
In conjunction with CME Group’s roll out of the SPAN 2 framework for energy markets, the CME CORE user interface and API are now live to test SPAN 2 functionality.
As CME Group gets closer to going live with SPAN 2, risk data will be refreshed more frequently and a subsequent advisory will notify users once risk parameters are refreshed daily.
CME CORE is the primary application for all business users and risk managers to analyze SPAN 2 margin requirements.
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At 1/10 the size of the benchmark WTI (CL) futures contract, Micro WTI (MCL) Crude Oil futures provide a smaller, more precise instrument for managing crude oil exposure
Add more granularity to your energy trading strategies by using micro futures to fine-tune your crude oil market exposure up or down in 100-barrel increments.
The micro contract offers the same robust transparency and price discovery of larger WTI futures with smaller margin requirements.
Learn more about how Micro WTI (MCL) Crude Oil futures can be utilized to more precisely manage delta on crude oil options.
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