Swedish technology company TriOptima eliminated $9 trillion in notional outstanding from the credit default swap (CDS) market in the first half of 2009, the firm announced on July 9.
Carbon market participants have criticised calls by EDF Energy chief executive Vincent de Rivaz for a carbon price floor.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold public hearings in July and August to discuss the need for federal position limits to be imposed on energy futures traders.
The central clearing service for credit default swaps (CDS) offered by London-based derivatives exchange NYSE Liffe is “under review”, an official at the firm told Risk .
Ratings agency Moody's expects economic recovery within the global oil industry in 2010 to be 'slow and painful', according to its Industry Outlook for the Global Integrated Oil sector published last week.
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David Linton looks back at the long-term trends for oil, gas & power and where prices might go next
The European Commission (EC) today served notice of its intention to push standardised over-the-counter derivatives onto regulated exchanges, in a move that could prove unpopular among dealers.
European credit derivatives traders remain divided on the number of fixed coupons that should be used for the trading of credit default swaps (CDS), just two weeks after the market was supposed to have switched to using only four standardised coupons.
The freely-traded portion of the electricity market in Russia was increased from 30% to 50% on July 1. The rise is in line with the state's plans to achieve 100% free pricing by 2011 and sends a positive signal to the market that it will follow through…
The ultimate objective of regulators and participants in the derivatives business is to see submission and matching on the date of trade. How far is the industry from reaching this goal? By Ryan Davidson
Tim Mortimer of Future Value Consultants looks at the pricing issues for structured products in different markets and provides his trade of the month
Changes will be made to how the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) is calculated in an effort to boost derivatives trading, the Baltic Exchange announced today.
Mark Yallop, chief operating officer, Icap, talks to Alexander Campbell
While institutions continue to put huge resources into creating standard repositories holding 'golden copies' of financial data, there is growing support for the view that the industry would be better off standardising the data at source, and thereby…
The US Treasury's plan to dispose of warrants in banks held under the Troubled Assets Relief Program (Tarp) could have a significant impact on the options market, according to analysts.
Inflation in the eurozone turned negative in June for the first time since the single currency was set up in 1999, but rising commodity prices are likely to push inflation back up soon across the world, some analysts believe.