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Investor interest in alpha commodity index products has surged over the past year and banks are hard at work creating more of them. Can these exotic new instruments really provide a sustainable source of absolute return? And is the market getting too...
After some painful experiences in recent years, mining companies remain largely unhedged – despite a jump in metals volatility and the threat of a Chinese downturn. Could they end up regretting it? Michael Watt reports
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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.