Managing a successful hedging programme involves more than prudent execution and careful monitoring of positions – companies should also be prepared to explain, both to investors and the media, the programme’s...
Building additional risk and valuation functionality for existing ETRM systems is very often necessary, but decisions to develop it internally are often flawed, argues Chris Strickland
The modelling of energy spreads, surprisingly, is one of the most overlooked areas in energy finance. Carlos Blanco, Michael Pierce and José Ramón Aragonés explore the most widely used one-factor and...
This handy guide reviews the various steps banks are taking to improve their risk management techniques, looking at the benefits and pitfalls of each one.
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The energy trading world’s appetite for technology has often lagged that of financial markets, leaving it more exposed to risk. For example, the sometimes significant time gap between execution, confirmation and reconciliation of trades introduces enormous...
Vincent Kaminski’s new book Energy Markets, published by Incisive Media, will be released on January 18 and is now available for pre-order. Below is an edited extract of the author’s introduction in which he explains the content and philosophy of...
Gazprom’s latest renegotiations of its long-term gas supply contracts resulted in lower prices for the buyers, but no attempt to move away from oil indexation. But with spot gas prices in Europe forecast to remain depressed, the pressure to de-link...
Energy Risk’s 2012 awards were presented in both Houston and London. A gala dinner was held on May 15 as part of the Energy Risk USA conference and the European winners celebrated at a ceremony in London on June 13
Energy trading and risk management (ETRM) systems tend to have far better ‘ET’ than ‘RM’ functionality, a problem that will only be magnified by the move towards increased regulatory oversight, writes Chris Strickland in the third article of this...
Technology can provide a competitive advantage in banking. How it is applied by Tier 1 and Tier 2 institutions, to the benefit for their risk management systems, is discussed.
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