Jet fuel prices have been tracking Brent more closely than WTI, raising questions about the hedging strategies of US airlines. Alexander Osipovich reports
Energy-intensive companies are reluctant to pursue aggressive hedging programmes in the current market environment, where headlines are having a disproportionate effect on prices compared with the fundamentals,...
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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Volatility and anticipated quantitative easing have left commodity players struggling to make sense of the markets. Frederic Hervouet, head of commodity derivatives for Asia at BNP Paribas in Singapore, sheds light on what we can expect from Asian commodity...
European regulation aimed at driving more commodity derivatives trading through clearing is causing concern among small and medium-sized energy companies that don’t yet know if they will be exempted from the requirements. Gillian Carr reports
Clients are currently able to agree with their clearing members to receive portfolio benefits on initial margin across cleared and uncleared positions. Proposed new rules would prevent such arrangements with respect to cleared swaps. Mariam Rafi of Citi...
Banks profiting from a widening of their own credit spreads is causing more scrutiny of the debit value adjustment, with some viewing it as an accounting trick and others arguing it is a fact of life, however counter-intuitive it might seem. Laurie Carver...
Kwame Okyere-Mensuo, technical adviser at Ghana’s Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, talks about the country’s pioneering import hedging programme, as well as the hedging of output from the Jubilee field
The unprecedented commodity price volatility of the past four years has led to a surge of interest from governments in risk management strategies. Investment banks are in talks with sovereigns worldwide on setting up financial hedges, and say uptake is...
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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