A push to eliminate fuel subsidies across much of Africa, the Middle East and Asia is raising interest in the use of commodity hedging by governments as a way of containing social unrest. But it remains...
More energy importing countries are in talks about hedging fuel purchases after Morocco’s sovereign hedging deal, say bankers
Derivatives regulation will impede attempts by banks to compete and do lasting damage to European market, says founder of SEB’s commodity business
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Amid a review of a 2003 determination by the Federal Reserve, the involvement of US banks in physical commodities has come under fire from regulators, politicians and the media. Could they really be forced to exit physical trading? Alexander Osipovich...
The European Market Infrastructure Regulation will force non-financial counterparties to clear trades in over-the-counter derivatives once they reach a set of notional thresholds. And despite their original expectations, many energy companies could be...
Although much of the recent focus has been on rules in the European Union and the US, other jurisdictions across the globe are also weighing changes to the way they regulate over-the-counter commodity derivatives. In some cases, these could have significant...
The growing market clout of refiners in Asia is giving the region a healthy boost in trading activity for derivatives linked to oil and other refined products. With local refining capacity set to grow, the trend looks likely to continue – a development...
FTT will increase hedging costs for energy companies and deter them from trading with financial counterparties, firms say
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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