Ice says a plan to shift the expiry dates of futures and options on Brent crude oil is an important fix that will tighten the link between the physical and futures markets. However, carrying out the necessary...
Proposals to ensure convergence between futures and physical Brent cause firms to avoid trading long-dated options
LNG importers hoping for quick move to flexible pricing mechanisms will be disappointed, say market participants
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With regulators working hard to combat manipulation in wholesale financial and energy markets, price reporting agencies (PRAs) are in the firing line. On May 14, the European Commission (EC) launched a series of co-ordinated raids on European energy trading...
Price reporting agencies (PRAs) are facing intense scrutiny from regulators, amid renewed allegations that their widely used price indexes are being manipulated by unscrupulous energy traders. Will the PRAs be forced to change their ways? Alexander Osipovich...
Price reporting agencies expect to release updated industry code of conduct shortly, but warn regulatory uncertainty could delay their efforts
Oil major Shell and price reporting agency Platts offer rival plans to fix market distortions in Brent crude oil
Price reporting agencies among the most vehement critics of potential EU rules on benchmark indexes
The growth of LNG fuelled high hopes for the LNG derivatives market, causing exchanges to launch a variety of contracts during 2012. But firms say there’s a long way to go before a liquid market emerges. Jay Maroo investigates
Inability to convert RMB is preventing more participation from Chinese end-users in the iron ore swaps market, according to an onshore metals derivatives player
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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