Deutsche Bank has followed in the footsteps of Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs with the launch of its own hedge fund replicating index, the db Absolute Return Beta index (dbARB).
US investment houses JP Morgan Chase and Morgan Stanley are merging their Japanese credit derivatives indexes Janice and MSJ-CDS, respectively, into Trac-x Japan, a new tradable index that tracks the 50 most liquid Japanese credit default swaps (CDS).
A new report from the investigative office of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission finds that competitive natural gas markets in the US are robust, but warns of challenges ahead. Kevin Foster reports
The accounting scandals across the US – particularly at Enron – have led to demands for more independent market data in the energy sector. Who’s providing it, and is it meeting the industry’s needs? Kevin Foster reports