Offset Pricing Monthly Market Digest – February 2022

by Derek Six | March 7, 2022

Offset Supply Information:

All CCOs issued to date: 232.81 million

CA and General Market Commentary:

  • Only 481k CCOs were issued by ARB during February. Adding in January issuances, ARB has issued 1.26M CCOs this year, compared to 4.3M for the same two-month period last year, a change of -71%.
  • CCA prices closed up at $29.30 on February 24th after the CA ARB reported the results of the 1st quarterly auction of 2022. Current vintages sold out with a bid-to-cover ratio of 1.82 and a clearing price of $29.15, well above the $27.65 the spot CCAs had been trading at several days before the results were announced.
  • For the first few days of March, the correlation between the CCA market and the US stock market has remained high, with CCA prices falling to $26.15 on Friday, March 4th as markets reflected on geopolitical tensions and inflation.

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