Commodities are being increasingly driven by market fundamentals, say analysts, forcing investors to search harder for returns
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This webinar on September 17th looks at the challenges of GRC, key trends, motives for improvement, future investments, and obstacles that banks and other financial institutions face in trying to improve and integrate their risk management strategy
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A new book, Commodity Investing and Trading, is now on sale from Risk Books. Energy Risk provides an exclusive preview
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Commodity trading firms urged to use advancements in big data to gain strategic advantage
Acer director expresses frustration at power market coupling delays caused by exchanges and other stakeholders
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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.