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Thailand looking to hedge flooding with water-level or rainfall derivatives

Thailand's Securities & Exchange Commission may look to weather derivatives as a mechanism to allow investors to hedge the risks of disasters like this years record floods. According to Bloomberg, the Thai regulator is exploring the possibility of bringing water derivatives or rainfall derivatives to market to enable away for read the full article →

CME to launch rainfall futures in nine U.S. cities

CME Group has announced that it will begin to list rainfall futures, options on futures and binary options beginning on 31st October to be traded from 1st November. Both monthly and seasonal contracts will be available March to end of October across nine cities in the U.S. to businesses that read the full article →