Amid outcry, EU regulator suggests delaying capital rules for energy traders
Growth in onshore futures market marks change in derivatives landscape
Barclays and Jefferies Bache deals highlight bank’s commitment to metals
New European energy and commodities head faces tough decisions
Regulator probe touches on controversy over warehouses and role of banks
Emir segregated accounts pushing firms to trade OTC, says Jones
Garry Jones on China, warehouses, clearing and financial regulation
Currency risk from weak yuan and restrictions on moving RMB offshore will deter investors
A change of ownership and an evolving regulatory landscape have thrown up big challenges for the London Metal Exchange in its quest to clear its own trades. Trevor Spanner, the chief executive of LME Clear, speaks to Mark Pengelly about the project
Commodity derivatives end-users hit hard by Emir reporting rules, say industry sources, especially smaller firms
Lustre for life?
For metals, the past 12 months were marked by plummeting gold prices, directionless markets in base metals and heated rows over the London Metal Exchange’s warehousing system. Despite this, the top dealers and brokers in this year’s rankings are largely...
Physical trading by banks said to inflate commodity prices, increase systemic risk and threaten shortage of beer cans
Glencore Xstrata poaches Morgan Stanley LNG team; CME Group adds former bank commodity head; Tullett Prebon hires Icap weather broker; LME chief executive resigns; SEB replaces commodity chief
Changing hats – July 2013
Steeled for the fight
Changing hats – February 2013
Citi swipes Ron Ruffini from Barclays; Gunvor appoints Julien La Chon as head of development for Asia; Koch Supply & Trading makes Rosario Sgarioto LNG head
Testing your metal
Hard times for metals markets
On the move
The LME is the latest exchange considering whether to build its own clearing business. If the trend continues, banks could face more fees and administration
The liquid house rules
Asia became the largest exchange-traded derivatives contracts market for the first time last year. It now holds top spots in terms of contracts volumes for equity, metals and foreign exchange products.