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Coal at the centre of trading-revenue war

Exchanges CME and ICE are fighting to gain business in Europe
Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 05:50

HIGH HOPES: Coal's attraction for traders is building after prices plunged 33 per cent last year in Europe.


COAL may be under attack from the Paris climate deal and governments promising its demise, but the world's biggest exchanges covet the fuel more than ever.

The organic rock used to generate 40 per cent of the world's electricity is at the centre of a hard-fought battle for

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