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Nasdaq to challenge ICE and CME with new energy futures market

Nasdaq OMX Group said on Wednesday it is expanding into energy derivatives with energy futures and options set to trade on the Nasdaq Futures Exchange at less than half the prices charged by incumbents CME Group and Intercontinental Exchange.

The energy futures and options products, collectively called Nasdaq Energy Futures, will be based on oil, natural gas, and U.S. power benchmarks, and are expected to begin trading by mid-year.

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