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Nasdaq Commodities

Seafood

Nasdaq Clearing offers cleared exchange traded salmon derivatives in cooperation with the Norwegian regulated market, Fish Pool ASA.

Seafood Derivatives

Nasdaq offers clearing of salmon derivatives traded on the third party exchange, Fish Pool ASA. The clearing services can be accessed by all Nasdaq Financials and Commodities Markets.The salmon derivatives are in compliance with the current regulatory requirements and settled against the Fish Pool IndexTM for fresh Superior Atlantic Salmon, head on gutted. Contract Specifications can be found in the Legal Framework, Appendix 2A and to access the trading screen go to the web pages of Fish Pool ASA >

The Salmon Market

The salmon market is industrialized, well analyzed and volatile. Salmon is a part of the global trends of shifting pricing mechanisms on high quality proteins. We have the industry players onboard, and farmers, exporters, processors and retailers are using our products for hedging. We offer the same unique products and investment opportunities to the global financial segments trading protein or salmon equities, and for those that specialize in virgin markets.

Nasdaq Salmon Index

The salmon market is industrialized, well analyzed and volatile. Salmon is a part of the global trends of shifting pricing mechanisms on high quality proteins. We have the industry players onboard, and farmers, exporters, processors and retailers are using our products for hedging. We offer the same unique products and investment opportunities to the global financial segments trading protein or salmon equities, and for those that specialize in virgin markets.

For weekly NQSALMON reports, historical data and reporting procedures go to Nasdaq Salmon Index >

About NQSALMON

Product 

  • Fresh Atlantic Superior Salmon, Head On Gutted (HOG) 
  • Weight Classes 1-2 kg, 2-3 kg, 3-4 kg, 4-5 kg, 5-6 kg, 6-7 kg, 7-8 kg, 8-9 kg and 9+ kg 

Weekly Benchmarking (NOK/Kg) 

  • the volume weighted average price across weight classes (Index Value) 
  • volume weighted average price per weight class from 1 to 9+ 
  • the % distribution per weight class 

Input Data 

The index is calculated based on actual physical transactions reported to Nasdaq by a panel of Norwegian salmon exporters and salmon producers with export license, representative for the total export out of Norway. Prices are reported in Norwegian kroner (NOK) and calculated FCA Oslo by adjusting the invoice price for transportation costs and import/export duty. Nasdaq gives public access to a historical database containing all published index data. 

Annual Summary

Rulebook 

Product Calendar

Nasdaq Commodities product calendar provides central product specifications for all financial products traded on the exchange.

For guidance on how to interpret the calendar, please see the explanatory note.

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