China makes regionally established commodity benchmarks a policy aim
Rising prices and volatility spur renewed interest in dry bulk FFAs
Not all plain sailing
Freight House of the Year: Credit Suisse
As the hedging market for freight becomes more liquid, container freight options are likely to play a greater part in the composition of trade prices between exporters and importers, according to Brian Dempsey, a director at Kerry Logistics.
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South Korean freight derivatives growth will not slow, despite the financial regulator’s institutional warning to Barclays and a caution to an individual at JP Morgan for breaking local banking rules by selling inappropriate currency derivatives that...
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Containing shipping costs
Barry Cheung, chairman at the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange, speaks to Lianna Brinded about the liberalisation of China's renminbi and the positive effects it will have on energy and commodities.
The over-the-counter energy and commodities market is being pushed to Asia by fears over Western regulatory changes, says managing director of technology provider Trayport
Launch of Platts thermal coal price assessment for India highlights the country's growing importance as a leading coal producer and importer
Following a $3 billion investment agreement made for a copper-gold mine last year, and the recent tender for $10 billion of infrastructure investment, Mongolia seems to be the new land of opportunity, but there are risks. Alex Davis reports
Richard Bowler, head of shipping and freight at Citigroup, talks to Katie Holliday about the highs and lows of working with freight derivatives and his recent move into the LNG market
LCH Clearnet's launch of a new over-the-counter (OTC) clearing service for container freight swap agreements is set to inject liquidity into the emerging market
Shipping broker claims it has hedged forward price of container freight from Shanghai to Europe
Container derivatives launched by Clarkson Securities Limited signifies potential for new market, say experts.