Now that the dust has settled after the extraordinary May 6 ‘Flash Crash’, Victor Anderson catches up with FTEN’s Valerie Bannert-Thurner to discuss how technology can help guard against future crises
Ahmed Adam, senior consultant, market and liquidity risk management, at Thomson Reuters, speaks about the challenges facing the risk management function today
Nigeria’s crude oil production is on the up, after geopolitical stability hints at consistent growth, says the NNPC
Major end-user NATS saved £1.7 million after installing a new hedging strategy and energy risk management programme
The 15th anniversary special report contains in-depth articles covering the end-users of financial risk management tools and techniques, the evolution of asset classes, the development of derivatives infrastructure, plus a 'talking heads' section with...
Chinese banks have radically reformed their risk management practices since 2003. Wang Lili, executive director of the world’s largest bank, ICBC, describes the remarkable journey and highlights some of the challenges and risks ahead
Chinatrust is one of Taiwan’s leading financial groups with businesses spanning venture capital, asset management, securities broking and commercial banking. Its growth has taken place alongside the development of the island’s financial markets, says...
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