European firm looks to capitalise on increasing demand for palm oil hedging
The collapse of Peregrine Financial Group, which comes just nine months after the bankruptcy of MF Global, has raised the pressure on US regulators to boost protection of customer funds held by futures...
The withdrawal of oil major ExxonMobil from its Polish shale gas activities in June has sparked debate as to whether European shale has a commercially viable future. Jay Maroo reports
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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The megamerger of Duke Energy and Progress Energy paves the way for more consolidation of US utilities and could boost the ‘nuclear renaissance’. Alexander Osipovich reports
Australia’s carbon scheme takes it first step but future development remains uncertain due to political risk.
Credit Suisse has released a research note today that highlights the potential for oil prices to fall to levels last seen during the 2008 crisis
A report commissioned by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (Ercot) has recommended that the state increase its maximum peak power price in order to spur investment in new generation capacity and lower the risk of blackouts
Move follows merger with Exelon Corporation. Risk management at the combined company will now be run by Exelon CRO, Joseph Glace
Analyst forecasts of how the reversal of the Seaway pipeline will affect the West Texas Intermediate-Brent spread vary widely. Jay Maroo reports
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.