Oil hedging strategies are being revised after Irish bail-out pushes up oil prices. Lianna Brinded investigates whethere recent oil price spikes will be sustainable over the long term
Risk managers say gas price rises will force a rethink on current hedging strategies for power generation assets.
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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Commodities derivatives are used in the West for speculative trading as well as a hedging method to cover commercial risk. Lianna Brinded looks at sharia-compliant products and their role in energy and commodity risk management
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.