Commodity Derivatives House of the Year – Standard Chartered

Arun Murthy, Standard Chartered

The last 12 months have been hard on global banks’ commodity businesses across the world and Asia has been no exception. Whether it was deleveraging restricting a bank’s capabilities, or a risk-off attitude among investors and hedging end-users that affected flow volumes, or continued ambivalence towards exotic solutions, revenues were hit. A clear trend emerged in staffing, as traders abandoned investment banks and moved to trading houses such as Mercuria and Vitol.

However, Standard Chartered