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EU auctions 3.462 mln spot carbon permits at 3.65 eur/t each
May 30, 2013 / 9:08 AM / 5 years ago

EU auctions 3.462 mln spot carbon permits at 3.65 eur/t each

LONDON, May 30 (Reuters) - The European Union sold 3.462 million spot EU carbon permits from the third phase (2013-2020) of its emissions trading scheme on EEX at 3.65 euros ($4.73) a tonne each on Thursday, traders said.

The sale attracted bids for 7.3 million units.

The benchmark EU carbon futures contract was trading at 3.71 euros a tonne at 0903 GMT. ($1 = 0.7712 euros) (Reporting by Nina Chestney; editing by Keiron Henderson)

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