Weak emerging markets and commodities downturn are also posing a challenge
The susceptibility of enterprise risk tools to poor quality data is a major issue
The papers published in this special issue investigate a variety of theoretical and empirical issues regarding risk sharing in Islamic finance.
This paper studies the possibility of using Islamic forwards, which are commonly known as salam contracts, to hedge commodity risk, while respecting the principle of risk sharing.
Energy industry veteran Kaminski offers a verdict - and some career advice
Energy Risk looks at the development of the market and what may lie ahead
RWE’s Judisch talks UK power, renewables and energy market defaults
US Airways policy of not hedging jet fuel will now extend to American Airlines, says chief executive
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 a challenge to get sovereign commodity hedging deals...
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Plains Exploration & Production will hedge up to 90% of its oil production for the next three years, the Houston-based company says as it reaches a deal to buy $6.1 billion of oil assets in the Gulf of Mexico from BP and Shell
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Iraq, one of the world’s largest locations with proven oil reserves, will not be able to hit governmental production targets due to the level of operational risk, say experts
Charles Maulino, head of global energy & commodities coverage, Asia-Pacific at Natixis, speaks exclusively with Lianna Brinded about the evolution of energy and commodities financing and hedging strategies
Keith Noyes, Asia-Pacific regional director at the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (Isda), speaks to Lianna Brinded about regulatory changes and the impact they will have on the energy and commodities markets.
French bank BNP Paribas has reshuffled its global equity and commodity derivatives (GECD) business units and says there are no job losses
For its continued expansion in China and South Korea as well as its established business in Japan, Numerix is the Structured Products Technology Provider of the Year for Asia
France has warned the European Commission that it will tighten its commodities derivatives regulation to prevent the risk of big swings in commodities prices
End-users’ energy and commodities hedging strategies are growing in sophistication as they adopt more complex products and non-traditional tools, says the head of RWE npower’s optimisation desk
Norwegian oil and gas giant Statoil's results are hit by major losses on hedging derivatives in spite of a rise in profits and production
Shell Gas Direct’s chief tells Energy Risk that major end-users’ credit worthiness will be one of four major challenges for industrial and commercial users in the next few years
New US derivatives regulation is expected to compel companies to redefine their risk management strategies