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In an interview this week, former Saudi oil minister Sheikh Yamani told Energy Risk that futures trading on exchanges had turned the global crude oil market into a "casino".
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As the Obama administration moves closer to introducing a cap-and-trade system for controlling greenhouse gases, US regulators and other players are preparing for steep growth in the emissions market.
The US Treasury called upon Congress yesterday to amend the Commodities Exchange Act (CEA) to compel the "clearing of all standardised over-the-counter derivatives through regulated central counterp...
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has appointed 11 members to a newly expanded panel established to prepare the government for carbon trading.
An auction held on May 12 determined a final settlement value of 15% for credit default swaps (CDSs) referencing North American newsprint manufacturer Bowater, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy ...
Rubber trading volumes have failed to be boosted by a revamped trading system launched this week on the Tokyo Commodity Exchange (Tocom).
New York based interdealer broker, OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH), has launched a new crude options brokerage called Riviera Commodities.
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.