Energy traders shun trade surveillance, survey finds

Result comes despite tougher rules on market manipulation and abuse

Remit guidance requires more specific definitions
Survey: 88% of firms don’t monitor for potential market manipulation

Just a small proportion of energy trading firms say they use trade surveillance technology to detect market manipulation, despite increased regulatory scrutiny of financial and physical energy markets.

In a survey conducted by Energy Risk, 88% of respondents said they didn’t use any form of surveillance technology to monitor instances of potential market manipulation.

Given the current regulatory drive to detect and root out abusive market practices, the results may seem surprising. However

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