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Exchange traded weather derivatives planned for China

6th July 2021

Recognising the need for industries to be able to hedge their weather risks using robust data and indices, alongside exchange listing and trading, the National Meteorological Information Center of China and the Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange will work together to develop derivatives products such as weather index futures.

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The push for weather derivatives continues in India

28th February 2012

The Indian financial markets have been pushing for regulation to be introduced that would allow for the use of commodity options and derivatives, including weather derivatives, has been under way for nearly two years now. We’ve written about this previously, here and here, with the latter article discussing moves by the Associated Chambers of Commerce […]

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Weather hedges at the ready; here comes a cold snap

22nd November 2010

It’s that time of year when companies who have exposures due to colder weather are watching the long range weather forecasts and deciding whether or not to hedge their weather risks this year. We’re hearing that there has been increased interest in cold weather hedging this year after the extremes experienced in some parts of […]

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