Investment in clean energy technology is attracting new venture capital money even as the traditional investors, electric utilities, are withdrawing. In the first of a two-part series, Catherine Lacoursière investigates the latest financing trends in...
When unpredictable and cataclysmic events befall a business, its recovery systems must be up and ready to go, reports Duncan Wood
For more than two decades, spreadsheets have been the tool of choice for financial services firms. But do they contain hidden dangers? Dianne See Morrison reports
Dealers are trading increasingly high volumes of bespoke tranches of synthetic credit risk with each other, yet there still appears to be little consensus on the application of credit models. Is there a danger the house of cards may come tumbling down?
How is risk management viewed in your company? Are there risks you would like to measure but don’t? Which methodologies are most commonly used? What should the discipline tackle next? Energy Risks’ survey reveals recent trends in risk management.
Thanks to compliance, many of the European Union’s smaller exchanges now face fresh competition.
UK investment bank Barclays Capital has launched a multi-asset class bookbuilding facility for its BARX for Investor Solutions trading platform.
NEW YORK—SunGard last week released an updated version of its BancWare risk management platform that is intended to help comply with sections of the U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act (Sox).
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Energy markets continue to attract hedge funds - but, as recent high profile losses have shown, operating in them is challenging. Having the right trading and risk management IT is essential. Stewart Eisenhart reports
US Gas Distribution Companies, long experienced in managing volumetric risk, now face market risk, high commodity prices and credit risk. Matthew Frye looks at strategies to model these risks in aggregate
After a 20-year hiatus, the US wind power industry has grown rapidly in the past two years. Its future, however, depends on Congress drawing up clear, long-term legislation, finds Neil O'Hara
How is risk management viewed in your company? Are there risks you would like to measure but don''t? Which methodologies are most commonly used? What should the discipline tackle next? Our latest survey reveals all
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