Subject to testing and regulatory approval, Nasdaq Commodities is announcing changes to its Trading and Clearing Rules, effective March 1, 2018.

These Appendices are affected:

  • Joint Trading and Clearing Appendix 2 – Contract Specifications
  • Joint Trading and Clearing Appendix 7 – Fee List

Delisting and reduction of the German Electricity Future contracts

The decision to delist and reduce the listing of German Electricity contract with settlement against the average of the hourly prices from the day-ahead auction for the German/Austrian price zone is a natural step to further improve the liquidity in the German Only Electricity Futures contracts. This is due to the expected split of the German/Austrian price zone in October 2018.  

German Electricity Base Year Future - EDEFUTBLYR-21

German Electricity Base Year Future - EDEFUTBLYR-22

German Electricity Base Year Future - EDEFUTBLYR-23

German Electricity Peak Year Future - EDEFUTPLYR-21

German Electricity Peak Year Future - EDEFUTPLYR-22

German Electricity Peak Year Future - EDEFUTPLYR-23

There will be no further listing of German Electricity Base and Peak Year Future contracts. Last year available for trading and clearing is year 2020.


Delisting of UK Electricity Future contracts

UK Electricity Base Season Future – EUKBLS[S/W]-[YY]

UK Electricity Base Quarter Future – EUKBLQ[Q]-[YY]

UK Electricity Base Month Future – EUKBLM[MMM]-[YY] Last Month listed EUKBLMMAR-18

UK Electricity Base Week Future – EUKBLW[WW]-[YY] Last Week listed EUKBLW13-18


Delisting of German and Nordic Electricity Base Monthly Option contracts

German Electricity Base Average Month Option-EDEAFUTBL[C/P]M      

German Electricity Base Future Month Option– EDEFUTBL[C/P]M         

Nordic Electricity Base Average Month Option-ENOAFUTBL[C/P]M    

All the above mentioned contracts for delisting have not been traded and have no Open Interest and are from today suspended for trading and clearing.

For updated rulebooks and appendices please see:


For further information, please contact Nasdaq Commodities:

Mette Steinsland, AVP Head of Legal, Nasdaq Commodities, phone +47 6752 8071,

Anne-Marit Rudby, Product Director, Nasdaq Commodities, +47 91580323,


Media contact:

Sara Aadnesen, Head of Corporate Communication, Nasdaq Commodities , phone +47 9060 0759,


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Nasdaq Clearing is the trade name of Nasdaq Clearing AB which is authorized and supervised as a multi-asset clearinghouse by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority in Sweden as well as authorized to conduct clearing operation in Norway by the Norwegian Ministry of Finance.

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