Basel capital rules and regulatory reform stymie risk appetite of major banks in commodities
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A slowdown in Chinese oil demand growth coupled with increasing supply will mean oil prices will be much lower in 10 years, forecasts Ric Deverell, head of commodities research at Credit Suisse
The next stages of creating an integrated European electricity market should focus on the intra-day market, direct current cables and preparing trading strategies post-2014, say panellists at Energy...
Industry estimates of clearing costs met with scepticism
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US-based trading firm bullish on the potential for energy trading in the Philippines
Experts say appeal is unlikely – and CFTC must prove commodity market speculation before re-proposing limits
Use of put spreads in oil hedging programme leaves Mexico dangerously exposed to low oil prices if global economy sinks
The decision by Ice to speed up the transition of its cleared OTC energy contracts to futures reflects regulatory uncertainty, and is likely to be replicated by other exchanges, says CFTC commissioner
The extraterritorial impact of the US Dodd-Frank could be sidestepped by Asian players opting to conduct swap trades with players outside of the regulation’s orbit
Growing exports of liquefied natural gas from North America and a more globalised gas market will lead the US’s Henry Hub price benchmark to become the long-term driver of natural gas prices in Eu...
Japan’s decision last week to remove nuclear energy from the country’s fuel mix by 2040, is set to significantly increase the country’s short-term demand for fossil fuels, especially liquefied...
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.