Platts fears indexes will be ‘less robust’ due to provision on supervised entities
Fragmented shale oil market yet to coalesce around one pricing point
Increased attention from both traders and hedgers is providing a boost to the coal derivatives market, say participants, fuelling the success of the API 8 index linked to Chinese coal imports and stimulating further product development efforts elsewhere...
Price reporting agency says it intends to concentrate on complying with Iosco rules, leaving future of IPRO code in doubt
As an increasing volume of crude oil is transported via North America’s railroads, market participants are growing hungry for data and market intelligence on crude-by-rail. Such insight had been in short supply, until recently. Alexander Osipovich reports
Price reporting agencies (PRAs) are facing intense scrutiny from regulators, amid renewed allegations that their widely used price indexes are being manipulated by unscrupulous energy traders. Will the PRAs be forced to change their ways? Alexander Osipovich...
Price reporting agencies expect to release updated industry code of conduct shortly, but warn regulatory uncertainty could delay their efforts
The China-based API8 index has provided a risk management solution to the coal contract defaults that befell the industry last year and is gaining traction as one of the latest Asia-based commodity derivatives
Price reporting agencies among the most vehement critics of potential EU rules on benchmark indexes
US oil & gas price fraud committee to probe trader and investor activity