Trading Technologies European energy derivatives

Source: European Energy Exchange

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) and Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT) have announced that EEX products are now tradable via EEX memberships on TT's platform, further increasing the distribution network of the EEX order book, whilst offering EEX customers advanced order execution technology.

All EEX derivatives products are now available through TT's Eurex gateway and tradable via TT's X_TRADER order-entry platform and related electronic trading products.

TT customers can choose to host their gateways internally or outsource connectivity to TTNET™, TT's fully managed hosting solution. EEX gateways hosted by TTNET are co-located with the exchange matching engine of the Eurex trading system in Frankfurt. Regional co-location and hosting via TTNET enhances a trader's edge via maximum speed advantages for prices and orders from and to each exchange.

"TT and EEX customers now have easy access via TT's X_TRADER platform and TTNET hosting service to the most liquid power contract in Europe as well as EEX's contracts for natural gas, emissions and coal," said Steffen Köhler, Chief Market Officer at EEX.

Trading Technologies is a leading independent software vendor for derivatives traders, based in Chicago with offices in 12 locations. It offers award-winning trading software and execution solutions for a diversified cross-profile of professional traders. Thousands of traders in more than 40 countries use TT's software to access the major global derivatives markets across five continents.

"We are very pleased to be able to offer EEX products to our customers who are interested in trading energy and energy-related products," said Harris Brumfield, CEO of Trading Technologies.

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) is the leading energy exchange in Europe. It
develops, operates and connects secure, liquid and transparent markets for energy and related products on which power, natural gas, CO2 emission allowances and coal are traded. Clearing and settlement of all trading transactions are provided by the clearing house European Commodity Clearing AG (ECC). EEX is member of Eurex Group. 

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