Britain sells 4.134 mln spot EU carbon permits at 5.30 eur/t
LONDON, Sept 25
LONDON, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Britain sold 4.134 million spot EU carbon permits from the third phase (2013-2020) of the EU's emissions trading scheme on ICE Futures Europe at 5.30 euros ($7.15) a tonne each on Wednesday, traders said.
The benchmark EU carbon futures contract was trading at 5.36 euros a tonne at 0859 GMT before the auction closed. ($1 = 0.7412 euros) (Reporting by Nina Chestney; Editing by Dale Hudson)