China makes regionally established commodity benchmarks a policy aim
Shanghai Shipping Freight Exchange planning to launch crude oil freight contact next
Centrica hires Hess market risk director; Vattenfall names trading head; Gazprom recruits BAML power trader; Baltic Exchange names Singapore head; Mitsubishi UFJ in commodity retreat
Rising prices and volatility spur renewed interest in dry bulk FFAs
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Container derivatives launched by Clarkson Securities Limited signifies potential for new market, say experts.
The way the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) is calculated will change as of July 1, in a move designed to encourage derivatives trading of the index.
Fears of counterparty credit risk have led to a sharp migration towards clearing in the freight derivatives market over the past four months. The ratio of cleared forward freight agreement (FFA) trades to non-cleared over-the-counter trades in the last…
UBS has launched a tradeable index with dry freight derivatives as the underlying, dubbed the UBS Blue Sea Index (UBS-BSI).