Data consolidation is now a vital foundation to any successful risk management implementation, as Dave Rose and Stuart Cook of The Structure Group report
Farmers in both hemispheres are struggling to cope with heat waves and droughts while pondering the prospect of future power supply disruptions, finds Maria Kielmas
The three classic approaches for measuring portfolio value-at-risk do not compare like with like, argues Richard Sage. Here he presents a test portfolio to highlight the differences between calculation methods
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Brett Humphreys discusses the attributes that combine to create a best-in-class market risk management division within an energy company
Long praised as pioneers in the energy derivatives space, US energy firms are now looking to make their overall risk management practices more robust. And, as Paul Lyon discovers, these companies have several innovations up their sleeves, such as contract...
Weather derivatives practitioners say normalisation agreements between regulators and utilities in the US are posing a threat to their industry. Kevin Foster investigates
Lenders and borrowers alike are becoming ever more innovative at a worrying time for energy company financing. But will the new ideas catch on? Paul Lyon reports
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision ("the Committee") released aconsultative document that included a regulatory capital charge for operationalrisk. Since the release of the document, the complexity of the concept of "operationalrisk" has led to...
UK high-street retailer Littlewoods has saved £1.5 million through an energy risk management and procurement programme. Utilyx’s Nigel Cornwall looks at how other companies can reduce energy costs through purchase programmes
US energy company debt has reached critical levels, with nervous investors and banks working hard to keep these companies afloat. But Paul Lyon finds the secretive hedge fund industry could also lend a helping hand
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