Energy Risk Asia Broker of the Year: GFI Group

Broker remains committed to specialised areas despite difficult market

Energy Risk Asia Awards 2014

Tougher regulation and the departure of many banks from commodities are causing headaches for commodity brokers. Faced with this glum backdrop, a natural reaction might be to pull out of smaller or less profitable areas. But during the past 18 months, New York-based GFI Group has demonstrated a continuing commitment to some of Asia’s more specialised markets, including iron ore, steel and Australian power and gas.

In Australia, GFI re-launched its energy desk in January 2013, having originally le