Special Report: Commodity survey
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OCBC Bank in Malaysia has launched the Agri-Property Outperformance floating-rate instrument of deposit, a 100% principal protected product that measures the out-performance of six international agribusiness stocks against the iShares Dow Jones US Real...
The US subprime crisis has shown how market illiquidity can affect trading. Yet liquidity risk is a fact of life for commodity firms. William Rhode looks at how to mitigate it
A shortage of green power in the US has left some states struggling to meet mandatory renewables supply targets. Long-term supply contracts could help producers build new plants, but utilities and competitive suppliers are feuding over who gets to sign...
The credit markets experienced their very own 'Minsky moment' last summer, when great swathes of financial instruments imploded under the weight of their own debt. But should regulators have predicted this crisis and done something to prevent it? By Anastasia...
New business opportunities bring new risks. The market innovations that helped precipitate the credit crisis demonstrate that a complex new approach to risk management is required - and that means thinking beyond models based on derivatives and Basel...
Special Report: Electronic trading - Trade confirmation
Municipal natural gas prepayment deals withered in the second half of 2007 as a result of the credit crisis. While this year has seen a trickle of new deals, greater problems may be lurking. David Watkins reports