The sharia effect
The perfect storm
The head of risk at Spanish utility company Endesa speaks to Lianna Brinded about the co-ordination of optimisation and hedging of power generation assets.
Frederic Hervouet, head of commodity derivatives for the Asia-Pacific at BNP Paribas, talks to Lianna Brinded about hedging strategies for energy and commodities
Arthur Tait, president and managing director of Gazprom in Singapore, talks to Lianna Brinded about the growth and development of energy and commodities demand in Asia
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
To swap is not to insure
Lianna Brinded sends us a special report from Hong Kong and Singapore, after speaking to several leaders from the energy and commodities market about risk management
Coping with correlation
Experts say the removal of the ban on Indian sugar futures trading will spur volumes and is an important step towards reducing government control on its commodity futures market
The value of hedge books was hugely volatile during the crisis, forcing loan portfolio managers to think carefully about whether to monetise their gains. Those who chose not to saw windfall profits wiped out in a matter of weeks – but there’s still...
Production keeps lid on prices
End-users are ploughing into hedging their oil positions, as prices remain in a tight range, says Standard Chartered Bank’s head of energy and environmental research
Qantas Airways’ head of risk believes the company could take more risks within its hedging programme
New Nodal Exchange contract to increase options for power traders; anticipates future gas and renewables demand
China's growth as a consumer in the energy and commodities global market could eventually sway price movements, says Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange’s Cheung
Crude will be "the bottleneck in the system, rather than refining" says the investment bank
US producers move to oil plays, 2011 natural gas hedging programmes not expected to support current production levels
The price volatility seen in energy markets in recent years has had a big impact on the bottom line of many airlines, both in the form of higher prices as well as hedging losses. Pauline McCallion speaks to industry participants about the outlook for...
Forward planning at M&S
CVA and the equivalent bond
Experts quash fears that tighter restrictions following BP’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill will result in oil to gas fuel switching in the US, thus pushing up gas prices
Experts warn that major UK end-users may face another quarter of power and gas price volatility, indicating the necessity of a risk management programme