The growing strategic energy alliance between Russia and China could change global energy market dynamics. Alex Davis examines the possibilities, including an end to oil-indexed gas pricing
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In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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As if one needed reminding, the precariousness of the economic recovery was recently underlined by two events. First, UK data showed GDP growth in the country had declined 0.5% in the fourth quarter of last year. The figure and strong fall were unexpected...
Inflation, currency debasement and sovereign debt will remain concerns this year, according to ETF Securities. But the outlook for exchange-traded products looks positive as investors are increasingly use them to reflect their views on markets.
As the US continues to print money and tolerate a cavernous trade gap, regional policy-makers are buying the greenback and imposing capital controls to defend export-led economies from local currency appreciation. However, the apparent futility of this...
Western dealers have set up onshore units in China as part of an effort to regain hedging business with Chinese corporates following large losses from derivatives contracts during 2008. How are these efforts working out? Kathy Wang reports
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.