Isda turns up the volume in controversial debate over commodity speculation and position limits
In spite of attempts to impose commodity position limits in Europe and the US, a fierce battle continues to rage over whether speculation in oil is responsible for high prices and volatility. David Wigan...
CFTC commissioner also hints that 15-second rule will be amended - and says final cross-border rules will include a new definition of ‘US person’
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