Commodity trading houses may well be the new market heavyweights. But contrary to arguments made by bankers, that isn’t necessarily a problem
Commodities have been the mainstay of China's derivative markets so far but the launch of equity options on two of the country's main exchanges could see this dominance challenged
UK regulator right to question risk posed by commodity trading houses, bankers argue
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