HKEx to trade emissions

Hong Kong's stock exchange has given the go-ahead after a study into the feasibility of trading emissions- and gold-related products.

Hong KongÆs stock exchange is planning to establish a market in one of the cityÆs most abundant commodities pollution.

Following the recommendations of a team of consultants, the exchange will partner with an overseas exchange to set up a trading and clearing platform for emissions-related structured products and exchange-traded funds ETFs.

Paul Chow, the exchangeÆs chief executive, expects to reach an agreement before the end of the year and has also said that the exchange will consider setting...

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