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...
Special Report: Electronic trading - Market overview
Morgan Stanley has issued two new exchange traded notes (ETNs) linked to the Chinese Renminbi and the Indian Rupee. Each note will be listed on the Arca platform of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), and investment manager Van Eck Global will market...
S&P has launched the first real-time currency indexes, the S&P Chinese Renminbi index and Indian Rupee index, which are designed to provide exposure to emerging economic countries that currently lack a liquid currency futures market.
The Baltic Dry Index (BDI) plumbed the depths in early 2008, sinking from record highs in late 2007. Some have blamed derivatives market activity for the sharp fall. Roderick Bruce casts a beady eye over the BDI and asks where prices are heading next
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
The EU Emissions Trading Scheme is stepping up a notch with a batch of new measures for its Third Phase. Andrew Holt finds out what carbon market participants think of the new proposals
Fears that monoline bond insurers would lose their triple-A ratings rocked global capital markets in February. As bankers, regulators and industry chiefs gawp at the cracks in the insurers' foundations, Daniel Andrews investigates where it all went wrong...