Broker remains committed to specialised areas despite difficult market
Strong volumes on the first day of trading tailed off over the week although players deem it early days for determining the contract's success
The coming of the iron age
Steeled for the fight
US steel maker’s acquisition of natural gas assets is seen as viable long-term hedge and an alternative to derivatives
The iron ore derivatives market is setting new volume records fuelled by higher volatility and increased involvement from Chinese participants. Although financial players are waiting for liquidity to achieve critical mass, dealers say iron ore has the...
Credit Suisse has announced the completion of the first cleared coking coal swap transaction, based on a new over-the-counter cleared contract on the CME
The decision to host the 2018 World Cup in Russia will boost much-needed infrastructure investment and lower operational risk for the steel industry, say analysts
Tata Steel has managed risks on multiple fronts during its transformation from an Indian company into a multinational corporation over the past 15 years. Adopting a proactive but prudent approach to using derivatives has helped achieve this growth. Rahul...
China is the world’s fastest-growing consumer of base metals and its appetite for raw materials has resulted in a staggering growth in onshore listed derivatives. But its relevance to the institutional markets is still limited. Georgina Lee reports
Efforts by miner BHP Billiton to create an iron ore index that would represent the underlying benchmark for a series of derivatives instruments appear to be floundering as Chinese steel producers press hard for pricing advantage. Kathleen Kearney reports