Freight derivatives market

Stepping up a stage
Optimism over the freight derivatives market, which waned a little at the end of last year, is on the rise again, as volumes increase and new players enter. There are still hurdles to overcome though.

Clearing the wayfor competition
Until recently, NOS was the only player offering clearingfor freight derivatives. But with the arrival of new players,competition is set to intensify.

Asia's maritime centre
Traders hope that the arrival of freight and oil derivatives clearing for the