Increased attention from both traders and hedgers is providing a boost to the coal derivatives market, say participants, fuelling the success of the API 8 index linked to Chinese coal imports and stimulating further product development efforts elsewhere...
Commodity traders and physical producers move into coal derivatives as major banks retreat
Energy Risk presents a classic paper on swing options pricing by Patrick Jaillet, Ehud Ronn and Stathis Tompaidis, which was first published in 1998. It introduced the so-called binomial forest method, which was influential in the development of pricing...
Daniel Masters, the former head of energy trading at JP Morgan and co-founder of hedge fund Global Advisors, has seen his share of ups and downs. Alexander Osipovich reports
Off-the-shelf energy trading and risk management (ETRM) systems are more popular than ever before, according to Energy Risk’s annual software survey. However, companies say they still require significant customisation and rarely meet all their ETRM...
Price reporting agency says it intends to concentrate on complying with Iosco rules, leaving future of IPRO code in doubt
Oil industry needs to make issue of dwindling benchmark production a top priority, says Vitol chief
Sponsored Q&A: Axpo Trading & Sales
A requirement to report trades under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation kicked in on February 12, creating a rush to comply among energy derivatives market participants. Some firms have struggled with the rules, and say a lack of support from...
ETRM systems are ill-prepared for financial and energy market regulation, according to Energy Risk survey
New CFTC working group will iron out inconsistencies between SDRs and address end-user concerns, commissioner vows
John Wengler joins Centrica Energy as UK-based midstream risk director
NWE market coupling delays highlight need for robust EU energy regulator, says former EC director general
Differing approaches of swap data repositories haunt energy companies trying to reconcile trades
Let's (not) get physical
The past 12 months proved tough for energy dealers, with low volatility, poor liquidity and sluggish levels of client activity. Given this, some banks decided to scale back their commitment to the market – a trend that is reflected in this year’s...
The deregulation of Australian electricity markets has brought several challenges, including the possibility of price spikes, which expose market participants to significant risks. As Adebayo Aderounmu and Rodney Wolff outline, these spikes are hard to...
The history of energy trading is littered with losses, bankruptcies and other misfortunes that now serve as cautionary tales. Alexander Osipovich looks back at the biggest energy risk management disasters of the past two decades and how they reshaped...
UK Electricity Market Reform will have major ramifications for power market participants. Stella Farrington explores the likely impact
US Airways policy of not hedging jet fuel will now extend to American Airlines, says chief executive
Market participants not doing enough to adjust to likely effects of EMR, say experts, including volatility and low prices
Mifid II exemptions for physically settled power, gas, coal and oil greeted by European energy traders
Lynton Jones, the IPE’s former chief executive, tried hard to promote electronic trading in Brent futures. But those efforts met with strong resistance, he tells Mark Pengelly
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