One year after the collapse of Lehmans, fundamentals for the energy and metals markets continue to evolve, with emerging market demand, especially from China, set to have an increasing impact. Pauline McCallion discusses the outlook with experts
“China will have a cap-and-trade scheme before the US and we will hear some statement from China on this at Copenhagen,” Philippe Chauvancy, director of sales at Paris-based exchange Bluenext predicted during a panel discussion at the Carbon Show...
France-based climate exchange BlueNext and the China-Beijing Environmental Exchange (Cbeex) have signed an agreement to form a carbon market standard for China. The move is a step towards the creation of a Chinese voluntary system to limit greenhouse...
Morgan Stanley has produced a two-year autocallable linked to the iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index Fund with a 10% buffer. Increases above the target level are not passed onto the investor
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Efforts by miner BHP Billiton to create an iron ore index that would represent the underlying benchmark for a series of derivatives instruments appear to be floundering as Chinese steel producers press hard for pricing advantage. Kathleen Kearney reports
The privately negotiated derivatives industry congregated in Beijing last month for the International Swaps and Derivatives Association's annual general meeting. Top of the agenda were efforts to formulate a strategic response to calls for more regulation....
China took another significant step forward in the development of a unified single master derivatives contract in March with the launch of the revised Nafmii Master Agreement. Chin-Chong Liew, Simon Zhang and Chris Zhao of Linklaters look at the mechanics...
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Creditors of property companies worried over repayments