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  1. 15. April 2021 9:51
    Croatian Power Exchange Ltd. (CROPEX), the Croatian Nemo and energy exchange is another important part of the diverse and integrated trading landscape on the European map. CROPEX has already coupled its borders to Slovenia via Single Day-Ahead Coupling and Slovenia and Hungary in the Intraday Coupling (SIDC) and is, therefore, able to participate in the whole of the integrated European Intraday market.
  2. 8. April 2021 9:16
    BSP Southpool, the Slovenian NEMO and power exchange is part of the European Single Day-Ahead Coupling already since 2015. Since it has joined the Single Intraday Coupling in 2019 the volumes on the Intraday market are increasing, peaking at 1.5 TWh in 2020. They further aim to integrate the Northern Italian border to Slovenia into the already coupled intraday region by the 21st September 2021.
  3. 31. March 2021 22:25
    HEnEX the Greek power exchange as part of the EnExGroup is taking its next step towards an European integrated trading landscape. On 11th May 2021 the Single Day-Ahead Coupling (SDAC) is extended by the Bulgarian border. Just recently in December 2020 they integrated SDAC towards Italy. The Greek NEMO is also aiming for a participation in European continuous intraday trading in Q4 2021.
  4. 30. March 2021 10:04
    With delivering 26 bcm/a to Europe for more than 40 years, the Soyuz pipeline is part of Gazprom's backbone to deliver gas from Russia to Europe. The largest share of its transported capacity is forwarded into the Transgas pipeline at one of Europe's key interconnection point, Veľké Kapušany. From there, the Transgas pipeline delivers natural gas to Austria and the Czech Republic via Baumgarten and Lanžhot. Please welcome our last guests in this marketing series: Soyuz and Transgas.
  5. 24. March 2021 18:12
    Our next guest is HUPX the Hungarian Power Exchange. Since HUPX has joined the Single-Intraday Coupling (SIDC) in November 2019, the volumes have been increasing constantly. The intraday volumes have been rising by more than factor 7 from 2019 to 2020 and still following that path.
  6. 23. March 2021 12:08
    End of 2019, Gazprom committed to transit minimum 65 bcm via Ukraine in 2020 and at least 40 bcm during 2021-2024 under "ship-or-pay" terms. It is estimated that gas transit fees for committed volumes in 2020 via Ukraine sum up to roughly $2,06 bln.32 bcm of these volumes can be transported via Brotherhood, the oldest and longest pipeline featured in our series. The second candidate of our post is Yamal-Europe, transporting Russian gas via Belarus and Poland to Germany, Russia's largest gas export market worldwide. Check out the routes and key facts of Brotherhood and Yamal-Europe in our newest release!
  7. 16. March 2021 14:26
    Next to that, today’s post features one of the few bidirectional pipelines. Since July 2019, BBL is able to flow gas not only from the Netherlands to the UK but also vice versa. This is set to become more important with Groningen gradually phasing out. Spots on for three exclusively European pipelines: Europipes I & II and BBL.
  8. 8. March 2021 11:31
    TAP (Trans Adriatic Pipeline) and TANAP (Trans Anatolian Pipeline)
  9. 3. March 2021 9:05
    In a series of five posts, we shed a light on the current and planned main gas pipelines. We start this series with very prominent pipelines, Nord Stream 1 & 2.
  10. 18. February 2021 10:19
    The next guest in our European Power Spot Exchange Series is OMI - Polo Español (OMIE), the NEMO for the Iberian Peninsula. The exchange covering Spain and Portugal as well as interconnection to Morocco and Andorra have already 2018 been part of the first go-live wave of European Single Intraday Coupling.
  11. 11. February 2021 10:18
    We welcome Gestore dei Mercati Energetici (GME) as our next guest of our series on European Power Spot exchanges. GME manages the Italian Power Exchange which is Europe's third-largest Power Exchange in terms of annual Day-ahead volumes. GME's intraday market uses a unique model with multiple intraday auctions instead of a continuous intraday trading model. Check out volumes, trading hours, tradeable products and more in our GME-Factsheet.
  12. 4. February 2021 10:16
    The next episode of the European Power Spot series highlights the EXAA Energy Exchange Austria The Vienna based exchange covers the Austrian and German trading areas and brings besides the early 10.15 auction some unique features to the short-term power trading world.
  13. 3. February 2021 8:42
    Both mounting competition from ETFs and heightened regulatory scrutiny due to MiFID II have put extraordinary pressure on asset management firms to re-examine the execution quality of their trades and size of commission payments. Post 2 of our ongoing series on market liquidity focuses on the resiliency dimension of liquidity, introduces several market events that typically stress resiliency and explains how asset managers can analyse these events to improve their trade execution. We will be relying, once again, on the powerful out of the box data and analytics solutions from big xyt to provide our insights.
  14. 28. January 2021 10:13
    Check out part 2 of our series on European Power Spot exchanges. This time we are presenting EPEX SPOT The pan-European exchange based in France is probably one of the most important and central exchanges for short term power trading in Europe. With over 500 TWh of traded Day-Ahead volumes it covers a huge share of the European power consumption.
  15. 21. January 2021 13:14
    In the following weeks we will present you a series of European power exchanges with their market design, contracts and specialties. Our first guest is Nord Pool AS, the exchange for most of the Nordic and Baltic energy consumption and continuous power trading.
  16. 17. December 2020 9:29
    Financial markets are becoming increasingly liquid at first glance but more fickle and fragmented when examined more closely. Now more than ever, it is thus critical to understand an asset’s market liquidity in order to pick the right trading venue, find willing counterparties when they are needed the most and ultimately to control transaction costs. However, liquidity is an elusive concept. This short paper will look at various dimensions of liquidity and ways to measure them using the latest data from Europe’s equity exchanges. Broadly speaking, an asset’s market is perceived as liquid, if large quantities of the asset can be bought or sold quickly without causing a significant price impact or incurring exorbitant transaction costs.

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