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MDA EarthSat Weather now providing settlement values for CME Hurricane Index

19th June 2012

As part of its weather derivative product offering the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) allows interested parties to participate in their market for hurricane futures and options. Users can access exchange traded hurricane futures and options based on the CME Hurricane Index (CHI), a proprietary index originally developed by the ReAdvisory group of Carvill America, Inc. and […]

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Hurricane derivatives trade in record volumes during 2011

11th October 2011

Use and trading of hurricane derivatives is approaching record levels already this year with nearly a month of the Atlantic hurricane season still to play out. Demand for hurricane derivatives, which provide a hedge against storms making landfall along parts of the U.S. coastline has grown this year according to this article from the Wall […]

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