The IntercontinentalExchange (Ice) Futures US compliance team has been under “strain” and should hire additional staff, according to a recent Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) review.
The 2010 Risk/Energy Risk commodity rankings reveal which companies have been able to prosper despite the difficult conditions of 2009. Lianna Brinded analyses the results and talks to key market participants about their views
HSBC topped the precious metals categories of this year’s commodity rankings, swapping places with runner-up and last year’s winner UBS in a gold-dominated 12 months. Société Générale maintained its dominance in base metals, while Goldman Sachs...
The 2010 Risk/Energy Risk Commodity Rankings reveal which companies have been able to prosper despite the difficult conditions of 2009. Lianna Brinded analyses the results and talks to key market participants about their views
Jyske Bank, based in Denmark, has traditionally distributed products that have been created by large banks. However, after the financial crisis saw consumer confidence in those banks plunge, Jyske has had to step in to operate as both issuer and distributor....
Goldman Sachs has reclaimed the top spot as best overall energy dealer, in the Energy Risk/Risk commodity rankings 2010, relieving Morgan Stanley of its two-year reign at number one.
Barclays Capital’s fifth annual commodities investor survey reveals positive sentiment towards commodity investing.
Corporate statement: The RICI® EnhancedSM indexes – attracting increasing interest from institutional investors
The Royal Bank of Scotland discusses the development of a series of indexes called the RICI® EnhancedSM Series. These indexes aim to avoid the negative roll yield in benchmark commodity indexes with lower volatility and optimised performance
Commodity exchange-traded products face an uncertain future unless they can adapt to regulations seeking to impose strict limits on firms’ commodities positions, while fighting competition from products designed to circumvent the new rules entirely....
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