Non-core markets withstand Enron’s demise


Industry fears that Enron’s downfall would heavily affect growing markets seem to have been unfounded. The freight derivatives and weather markets, two sectors heavily pushed by Enron in both the US and Europe via its web trading portal EnronOnline, have so far ridden out the collapse of the energy trading giant, say experts. The European weather market, which most agree has long struggled to fulfil the hopes the industry had for it, has seen a few quiet weeks up to and includin