VOL. XLIII

No. 37

11-September-2000

OPEC

IPE To Use Electronic System To Extend Brent Crude Futures Trading Hours

Londons International Petroleum Exchange (IPE) plans to introduce limited electronic trading of its Brent Crude Futures contract on 25 September, although it has no plans to replace the traditional open outcry trading pit at the exchange using the new technology.

IPE member companies will be able to trade Brent futures through the exchanges ETS II electronic energy trading system...