Energy trading firms must be whiter than white

Allegations of manipulation are particularly bad for energy trading firms, which should respond by holding themselves to higher standards

Mark Pengelly - Energy Risk

What do banging the close, churning and the Death Star have in common? They are all terms that have been used, at some point or another, to describe market manipulation.

As a topic, market manipulation has always been hot, but it has burned particularly brightly during the past few years. Following the financial crisis, a more intense regulatory gaze has fastened on certain market practices that were once taken for granted. An example is the all-too-cosy relationship that existed between banks

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