Eurex ramps up ESG derivatives in bid to build 'ecosystem'

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By Ross Lancaster
18 Dec 2019

Trading in Eurex’s environmental social government-themed (ESG) derivatives has reached half a million contracts, with a nominal value of €7bn being reached in December.

Eurex has been tapping into investors’ increased demand for ESG financial products since February, when it launched futures on Stoxx benchmarks that represented ESG exclusions, low carbon and climate investing. It added options on the Stoxx Europe 600 ESG-X index to the product suite in October.

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