Commodities are being increasingly driven by market fundamentals, say analysts, forcing investors to search harder for returns
Falling over-the-counter energy volumes in Europe and the US push liquidity to top of risk management agenda
Stress testing is a vital part of successful risk management, but risk managers at energy trading firms frequently face obstacles in designing and implementing successful stress testing programmes. In...
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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Ice says a plan to shift the expiry dates of futures and options on Brent crude oil is an important fix that will tighten the link between the physical and futures markets. However, carrying out the necessary changes could be painful for market participants....
In some corners of the over-the-counter energy market, liquidity has become increasingly thin during the past few years. As a result, firms need to think more creatively about how they handle liquidity, say risk managers. Stella Farrington reports
A new book, Commodity Investing and Trading, is now on sale from Risk Books. Energy Risk provides an exclusive preview
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.