The International Swaps and Derivatives Association’s collateral committee has revealed a set of goals for improvements to collateral management processes.
Industry commentators have spoken out about the provisions for early adoption of carbon emission reduction strategies in the cap-and-trade legislation currently going through the US House of Represe...
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The worldwide recession will be far more severe than originally thought, with the global economy set to shrink 3% this year, warned World Bank president Robert Zoellick yesterday.
Copenhagen-based investment bank Saxo Bank has launched its first contracts for difference (CFDs) for investors in commodities, which the bank says will lower barriers to trading energy, metals, sof...
CME Group today announced the launch of six financially settled petroleum swap futures contracts and six new minute-marker energy contracts, which will be available from mid-June.
Interdealer broker OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH) has announced the acquisition of two Chicago-based firms, Futures International and T&J Shuff Enterprises, specialising in agricultural futures and opt...
Gary Gensler, the new chairman of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), outlined tighter restrictions on derivatives dealers and traders in testimony to the US Senate yesterday.
CME Group has launched clearing services for a new Mont Belvieu ethylene futures contract, available June 14 for trade date of June 15.
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.