Platts’ Price Reporting Improves

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Platts’ energy price reporting has significantly improved, but it is still hampered by energy traders’ reluctance to report prices, according to a comment paper that the information provider sent to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Ferc) this month.

Price transparency at Platts has improved significantly due to companies’ disclosure of detailed transactional-level data, which provides all the attributes of a trade, rather than aggregated data, to Platts. As of July 1, 100 percent of

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