Editor’s letter: Uncertainty greater than ever in commodities markets

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Commodities have never been for the faint-hearted, but these days there seems to be more uncertainty than ever. In the last month alone there’s been disagreement over whether the CFTC or FERC should have oversight of power transmission rights, more oil and gas companies have stopped trading with Iran increasing oil market jitters, global oil demand estimates have been repeatedly raised due to strength from China, and the carbon market has fallen foul to yet another scandal, this time from recycl