Swedish technology firm TriOptima has eliminated outstanding credit default swap (CDS) trades worth $5.5 trillion so far this year through its triReduce service, the company said today.
Aluminium prices hit a seven-year low in March. Is there any bullish news for the market? Roderick Bruce finds out
Changes to credit default swap (CDS) contracts due to come into force on April 7 could result in an upturn in trade-compression activity, according to market information provider Markit.
JP Morgan has launched a new exchange-traded note (ETN) linked to the Alerian MLP (master limited partnerships) Index. The bank acquired rights to the index following its purchase of ailing US investment house Bear Stearns 12 months ago, which previously...
Ray Eyles, JP Morgan's CEO for European commodities, a 20-year market veteran, speaks to Roderick Bruce about the bank's continued expansion in commodity markets during challenging times for the banking sector
Volatile prices and perceived problems with WTI as a benchmark have triggered renewed calls for weekly European stock data to supplement US data. An EC directive is currently being discussed, but not everyone is in favour of this, finds Rachel Morison
Claims that the WTI price benchmark has become ineffective have led some in the oil industry to call for a new US marker for sour crude. Roderick Bruce measures industry reaction and the potential for a global sour crude benchmark
The news that TNK-BP will sell oil products on the St. Petersburg International Mercantile Exchange could signal a shift by Russia towards market mechanisms, Roderick Bruce reports
CME Group has acquired the Carvill Hurricane Index from Carvill America Inc. and renamed it the CME Hurricane Index.
Starsupply Renewables, a biofuels and agricultural commodities brokerage, has successfully brokered the first ever cleared swap for an agricultural product using CME ClearPort.
Australian ban on short selling is does not spell disaster for investors
The ability of firms managing synthetic collateralised debt obligations (CDOs) has been “dramatically reduced” because of deal constraints, spread widening and market illiquidity, according to London and New York-based credit ratings agency, Fitch...
Credit Agricole Structured Asset Management (Casam) has launched a new exchange-traded fund (ETF) linked to Eonia - the Euro Over Night Index Average, the rate of overnight unsecured lending between banks. The fund is listed on NYSE Euronext and achieves...
Constellation Energy this week completed the divestiture of its Houston-Based downstream natural gas and international coal and freight business units.
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Lyxor Asset Management, a wholly owned subsidiary of Société Générale (SG) has launched its first exchange-traded note (ETN), the Lyxor ETN Long Gold, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The note is designed to track, in real time,...
The Shanghai Futures Exchange launched trading in steel futures on March 26 to modest success, with a wide range of trading houses supporting the new contracts, traders and analysts said.