The pressure builds for more market standardisation

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Energy and commodities market contract standardisation is intended to make risk assessment and trade processing easier. However, experts highlight that standardisation could in fact create more overall risk for end-users looking to hedge, and technology will need to develop in order to cope with the repercussions on risk assessment and trading.

While a wide range of financial technology vendors – from energy trading risk management (ETRM) solutions to trading platform providers – offer mixed vie