Citi’s global footprint has enabled it to benefit from the development of onshore, offshore and basis markets. The bank’s head of markets for Asia, Rodrigo Zorrilla, says Citi has also catered to client demand by supplying a steady stream of exotics....
Investors in different parts of Asia have different needs. But they have all gained a greater insight into risk during the past 15 years, especially during times of crises. Rachel Alembakis speaks with David Jiang, chief executive of Asia Pacific for...
Economic growth in Asia, coupled with increased investment in electronic derivatives trading technology during the past 15 years, has resulted in a vastly improved risk management culture in the region. Clive Davidson reports
The aftermath of BP’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill could double the amount energy companies will spend on information technology (IT) as they look to adhere to new regulatory requirements in offshore drilling pursuits
Corporates across the globe have lobbied to ensure end-users are not subjected to new clearing requirements for derivatives. For Lufthansa’s treasury department in Frankfurt, ensuring it is able to continue to hedge its foreign exchange and interest...
New report suggests investors should move away from using normal return distributions under modern portfolio theory
The webinar discusses perspectives, ideas and actionable steps to help optimise firms' approaches to energy trade surveillance, assess and respond to new compliance demands driven by regulators or internal policies.
Trayport chief speaks to Lianna Brinded about how energy and commodities trading risk management systems will cope with changes in regulation
Brazil is justifiably proud of the progress it had made in the implementation of Basel II, due for completion in 2013. However, a sudden increase in lending is raising a host of data issues and diverting management’s attention away from operational...
Norwegian oil and gas giant Statoil's results are hit by major losses on hedging derivatives in spite of a rise in profits and production
The fallout from BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill will act as a boost for the alternative energy sector, says exchange-traded fund manager ETF Securities.
With recent statistics showing an increasing number of financial institutions jumping into commodities, Lianna Brinded investigates whether this will cause more risks to end-users
Energy Risk catches up with the latest appointments, promotions and departures in global commodity markets
Playing a role in the development of a bespoke technology solution gives energy traders and risk managers more control over how they perform their daily duties, according to experts. Pauline McCallion finds out more
With the market standardisation of energy and commodities contracts still falling behind more traditional asset classes, Lianna Brinded asks if this is a crucial step for the energy sector
The oil markets have stubbornly resisted electronic trading for 10 years. Alex Davis finds out if this is about to change
Puzzling out regulation
BlueStar Energy Solutions’ chief risk officer, John Wengler, speaks to Pauline McCallion about managing energy risk in the US power markets
Jaime Roman, head of risk management at Spanish utility Endesa, talks to Katie Holliday about the attitudes to risk management in Europe from the perspective of a major European utility operating in the growing Iberian markets
Risk management in Asia is arguably more difficult to estimate as each country has very different regulatory requirements and political risk. Lianna Brinded speaks to Akihiro Kawabe, executive officer and general manager of the corporate risk management...
This month, Scott O’Malia, a commissioner of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission, puts his questions to James Newsome, member of the board of directors of the CME Group and a former CFTC chairman
Richard Bowler, head of shipping and freight at Citigroup, talks to Katie Holliday about the highs and lows of working with freight derivatives and his recent move into the LNG market
Nigeria’s oil minister has dismissed market reports that the country’s oil supply will dramatically tighten following insolvency rumours and major plans for offshore drilling
More than 2,500 UK end-users could be stung with a hefty fine from the UK government, as a substantial number of executives at the country’s top firms admit they are unaware of the mandatory CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme, reveals a new report