Commodity position limits could hurt entire market, experts warn

The results of limiting larger players’ positions could filter through to the rest of the market, including end-users who would be exempt from position limit rules proposed in January by the regulator, warned the energy market experts. Curbing large players' trading capabilities could push them out of the maket, or at least limit their interest in trading commodities, potentially depleting liquidity in less popular contracts and at quiet times for the market.

“As a large company in this business