BNP Paribas has launched a new collective investment fund for retail investors in France. The Panka is capital guaranteed and linked to the performance of three separate index baskets which offer both mainstream and emerging market exposure.
As 2007 draws to a close, the Energy Risk team asked market participants what they regard as the most influential events of 2007 and how these are likely to shape market behaviour in 2008. By Stella Farrington with additional reporting by David Watkins
In a recent landmark step, India's power regulator has given 'in principle' go-ahead to the setting up of a power exchange in India. However, there is discomfort amongst potential participants over some of the regulator's plans. Rakesh Singh of Wipro...
The weather derivatives market saw record volumes in 2006, but these declined sharply into 2007. Evan Koster, David Cohn and Nicholas Rock of Dewey & LeBoeuf look at where the weather market, now 10 years old, may go next
The emerging market in renewable energy futures is expected to lower the cost of financing renewables and smooth out the volatility often encountered when running intermittent renewable resources, such as wind and solar. Catherine Lacoursière investigates