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Monday, October 22, 2012

Warsaw Market & Carbon Watch - Monday 22 October

Greetings from Kiev!  Here is this morning’s Ukrainian stock performance summary, from the Warsaw Stock Exchange, based on the prior trading day's closing bell.  As a whole, the Warsaw Stock Exchange closed down on the day (-1.77%), similar to red screens in the European markets (FTSE -0.35%, STOXX -1.24%, CAC -0.87%, DAX -0.76%, IBEX -2.31%) and bearish U.S. markets (DOW -1.52%, S&P -1.66%, NASDAQ -2.19%).  Looking at Ukrainian equities in particular across the Warsaw Stock Exchange, they slightly outperformed the main Warsaw equities index, closing flat (-0.04%) for the day with gains in agriculture and food processing sector names offset by losses in energy and metals/mining sector names.  From a market depth standpoint, the highest trading volumes occurred in Westa International Scientific Group (2,659,801 shares), Sadovaya Group (854,776 shares), Kernel (74,143 shares), Milkiland (57,810 shares) and Coal Energy (35,244 shares).

For specific results kindly see the table below, prices denoted in Polish currency (Zlotys).  Cheers – Jon

WSE WIG Index (total return index for Warsaw Stock Exchange listed companies): 43759.43 (-1.77%)
WSE WIG-Ukraine Index (total return index for Ukrainian listed companies):  714.38 (-0.04%) 

Ovostar Union NV (OVO PW):  99.90 (+0.10%)
Kernel Holding SA (KER PW):  66.30 (+1.69%)
Agroton Public Limited (AGT PW):  11.77 (+4.72%)
Astarta Holding NV (AST PW):  65.00 (+0.15%)
Industrial Milk Co (IMC PW):  17.29 (+3.53%)
KSG Agro SA (KSG PW):  13.70 (+1.48%)
Milkiland (MLK PW):  16.65 (-1.30%)
KDM Shipping Plc (KDM PW):  27.30 (unch)
Coal Energy SA (CLE PW): 15.26 (-5.39%)
Sadovaya Group SA (SGR PW):  3.15 (-26.69%)
Westa Intl Scientific Group (WES PW):  1.06 (-17.19%)

Carbon Trading

ICE daily CER price got hammered, dropping to 1.19 EURO (-22.07%).  The market is long and new offsets keep hitting the market.  There are no technical barriers to guide carbon at this point, everything is trading in range and the range keeps dropping as new U.N. offsets add to current oversupply.  Without regulatory measures to shore up the market, it's really a case of the emperor having no clothes.  We are witnessing a repeat of what transpired during Phase I of the Kyoto Protocol in 2007, for similar reasons.