Carbon’s Coronavirus Plunge in Europe Stoked by Options Trade

ClearBlue Markets' Managing Director of Markets, Nicolas Girod was recently quoted in an article discussing the impact of the Coronavirus on carbon markets. Below is a section of the article that includes Nicolas' analysis: "While carbon prices stopped falling on Thursday, the permits are still down 36% over the past five days and traded at about 15.49 euros in London. It still has room to fall and could soon go below 10 euros per ton, according to Nicolas Girod, a managing director at ClearBlue Markets, which advises industrial and utility companies on carbon markets." Read the full article here.

Risk Managing the Clean Energy Transition

Our Managing Director of Markets Nicolas Girod was recently quoted in a Market Voice article on risk management in the global carbon markets. Many analysts and industry experts expect the price of carbon to rise even further this year, breaking through the psychologically important threshold of €30. “While the addition of supply from the U.K. will add some bearish pressure in the short term, we are coming to the end of the third phase of EU ETS and this will see increased demand from industrials, especially those that in the past borrowed future free allowances. This will not be possible for the compliance year 2020 and therefore these participants will need to be active, which will support

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