Physical deals with producers seen as ‘superior’ to financial hedging
Commodities head "doesn't lay awake at night" worried about non-banks
More Physical articles
Firm sees growth from midstream gas and asset-centric traders
Longstanding oil trader sees success with global expansion in gas
A shake up at the top is marking a new direction for the company
The US Federal Reserve has moved to tighten the rules on physical commodity trading by banks, citing fears they might suffer huge losses as a result of an environmental disaster. How valid are such ...
Under pressure from politicians, the US Federal Reserve floats proposals to tighten rules on banks in physical commodities
Handicapped by tighter regulations, banks have ceded derivative market-making share to oil majors such as BP and Shell
The role of banks in physical commodities is poorly understood, but it is not indispensable
Amid a review of a 2003 determination by the Federal Reserve, the involvement of US banks in physical commodities has come under fire from regulators, politicians and the media. Could they really be...
Physical trading by banks said to inflate commodity prices, increase systemic risk and threaten shortage of beer cans
A new report has suggested a framework for identifying market manipulation, arguing further clarity will boost market liquidity
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.