Stuart Smith joins Citi from Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Singapore Exchange pushes ahead in LNG, iron ore, freight and electricity
Hedge fund’s foray into gas follows bank retreat from physical commodities
Changes brewing in Asia are a reminder that trading can be a social good
Retreat from oil indexation fuels emergence of regional price markers
Traders cautiously optimistic about ‘Singapore Sling’ index and derivatives
Oil and LNG help Citi build Asia commodities business
Financial crisis and shale revolution show nothing is certain - Kaminski
Attempt to foster regional hubs held back by scale and lack of competition
This issue offers detailed insights into potential market inefficiencies in power and gas trading. The key issues of practical concern relate to the materiality of the inefficiencies, their sustainability and their determinants.
The authors examine GPS-communicated data on liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker movements between January 2011 and August 2012 to determine the possible drivers of apparently inefficient shipping routes from producing to consuming countries.
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Energy firms have plenty of options for dealing with contracts facing strain
European utilities remain eager to move away from oil indexation
An overview of effective methods for constructing long-term LNG forward price curves
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Forward contract is latest effort to create market in LNG derivatives
Contract hit by lack of interest and fears over pricing methodology
OTC derivatives volumes rise amid optimism about natural gas
Technical skills help SG CIB win tricky energy finance deals
Energy director-general outlines agenda in exclusive interview
Longstanding oil trader sees success with global expansion in gas
Societe Generale enjoys 18 months of bumper energy finance deals
Countries including Japan and India are venting their frustration at the hefty premiums and inflexible terms they face in the global liquefied natural gas market. While there are signs things are beginning to change, participants say any further shifts...