In this month’s issue, the editorial letter discusses the how the US 2015 annual budget shows increased support for nuclear power and fossil fuels and waning investment in renewables and environmental initiatives. The “In Depth” article explores the implications of the broad-scale convergence of power and LNG markets in North America and Europe. The article explains how these shifting markets present new data management challenges. Numerous short articles provide updates on a stronger exchange relationship between the Middle East and China, the extension of EEX’s portfolio to include agriculture markets, and more.

More News This Month

CME Lists New Power Options Contracts

NYMEX Delists Options for PJM, NE-ISO, and MISO

Platts to End Some UKC, Mediterranean, Black Sea, and Caribbean Clean Tanker Assessments

Platts Launches Columbia Gas, Appalachia Listings

PEGAS Migrates EEX Natural Gas Business to Powernext

Platts Launches New Dry Bulk Panamax Assessment for Coal Trade Route

Platts to Delist Northwest European SME Biodiesel Assessments

Platts Launches Turkey ARC Steel Tracker Data

CBOT Launches Treasury Invoice Swaps

Thomson Reuters Releases StarMine SmartEconomics Forecast Model

DSE Launches Trading Engine Powered by Nasdaq

Euronext Launches the “Euronext Expert Market”

ICE Sells Remaining Shares in Euronext

ICE Completes Acquisition of Majority Stake in Holland Clearing House

Korea Exchange and DME Announce Cooperation

Datawatch December 2014