spot carbon

spot carbon

[′spät ‚kär·bən]
(graphic arts)
Carbon paper that is carbonized only in certain areas so that only the corresponding areas of the original will be reproduced.
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Spot carbon allowances were originally expensive relative to futures, but since late 2008 the situation reversed and spot carbon allowances have been persistently cheap relative to futures prices.
An alternative approach not based on arbitrage is to understand the risk-return tradeoffs facing an industrial or electricity generation company that, because it expects to emit carbon in futures years, is short a future carbon allowance, but also has a surplus of spot carbon allowances.
International Resource News-April 6, 2011--GreenX Exchange to resume spot carbon trading on April 11(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
GreenX Exchange, a trading platform for allowances to emit carbon dioxide, is resuming spot carbon trading and clearing on April 11, 2011.