Published: 2016-08-08 15:30:00 CEST
Nasdaq Commodities
Exchange and Clearing Information

no 53/16 Nasdaq receives approval as recognised market operator (“RMO”) for Commodities in Singapore

Nasdaq Commodities is pleased to announce that Nasdaq Oslo ASA (“Nasdaq”) has received approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) as a recognized market operator (“RMO”) in Singapore.

The recognition as an RMO takes effect on Monday August 8, 2016 allowing Nasdaq to offer trading access to Singapore firms.

Hanne Johansson, Global Head of Freight at Nasdaq Commodities, said: “Singapore plays an incredibly important role in the global freight market so we are naturally very pleased to be recognized as an RMO. The recognition gives us the opportunity to work more closely with Singapore firms and support global freight market participants who have their trading operations in Singapore.”

The RMO recognition extends Nasdaq Commodities’ current global commodities business reach, which offers trading and clearing solutions for assets including power, natural gas and carbon emission markets, tanker and dry cargo freight, fuel oil, seafood derivatives, iron ore, electricity certificates and clearing services, together with Nasdaq Commodities’ U.S. offering of oil, natural gas and U.S. power.


For further information, please contact Nasdaq Commodities:

Hanne Johansson, Head of Global Sales Commodities, phone +47 95 10 96 31,

Adelfio Ronci, Head of Sales Commodities Asia, phone +65 9118 0271 / +65 6505 6557,

Claudia Gerotto, Global Commodities Sales, phone +39 347 167 44 51 / +39 347 167 44 51,

Kjetil Andersen, Global Commodities Sales, phone +47 6710 8506 / +47 9098 5308,

Media contact:

Sara Aadnesen, Global Head of Communication, Nasdaq Commodities, phone +47 9060 0759,


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About Nasdaq Commodities

Nasdaq Commodities is the brand name for the worldwide suite of commodity related products and services offered by Nasdaq. The Nasdaq Commodities offerings include power, natural gas and carbon emission markets, tanker and dry cargo freight, fuel oil, seafood derivatives, iron ore, electricity certificates and clearing services.

Nasdaq Oslo ASA is the commodity derivatives exchange authorized by the Norwegian Ministry of Finance and supervised by the Norwegian Financial Supervisory Authority. All trades with Nasdaq Oslo ASA are subject to clearing with Nasdaq Clearing.

About Nasdaq Clearing

Nasdaq Clearing is the trade name of Nasdaq Clearing AB which is authorized and supervised as a multi-asset clearinghouse by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority in Sweden as well as authorized to conduct clearing operation in Norway by the Norwegian Ministry of Finance.

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