Trafigura hires ex-JP Morgan Asia commodities head
Other commodities moves at Citi, Danske Commodities & Marex Spectron
Marex Spectron global head of energy departs
Jeremy Elliott and Hunter Baldwin become co-heads of energy
CFTC and Ferc see a changing of the guard
Other commodities moves at Citi, BNP Paribas & GDF Suez
BAML hires former Barclays oil head
ABN Amro undergoes shake-up; Marex Spectron sets up iron ore desks; Skylar adds power and gas trader; Barclays hires in commodities; CFTC appoints acting enforcement chief
MF Global fuel oil brokers to move to Spectron
Several fuel oil swaps dealers at brokerage MF Global are reported to be moving to rivals Spectron
Spectron ventures into LNG
Global brokerage Spectron has added liquefied natural gas (LNG) to its coverage.
Energy Risk catches up with the latest appointments, promotions and departures in global commodities markets
Spectron snares global weather head from Icap
London-based energy broker Spectron Group has hired Mike Scharfenberger as its global head of weather.
Spectron opens coal desk
UK energy broker Spectron Group has opened a coal trading desk in London, staffed with two ex-TFS brokers.
UK energy brokers form association
Nine brokers operating in the over-the-counter energy markets in the UK formed the London Energy Brokers’ Association (LEBA) in July.
FMCL launches Asian oil forward curve data
The Forward Market Curve Limited (FMCL) has launched the first module of its ForwardMarketCurve (FMC) product – an all-broker methodology for achieving robust and accurate price discovery in forward commodity markets.
US retreat hits European trading
The retreat of US energy firms from energy trading has reportedly hit European volumes hard. But volumes aside, James Ockenden finds that the withdrawal may bring a fundamental change in the market. With additional reporting by Eurof Thomas
Trayport offers swaps as part of updated brokerage system
London-based trading software vendor Trayport has launched the latest version of Global Vision, which includes support for foreign exchange forwards, repo, interest rate swaps and credit derivatives.
Exchanges gradually gain pace
Energy Brokers Association adds three new members
The Washington DC-based Energy Brokers Association (EBA) yesterday admitted three new members and confirmed a series of first meetings with key associations within the US energy markets. The EBA was set up in November 2001 with the goal of co-ordinating…
Spectron launches online weather trading
Energy market intermediary Spectron has launched an online platform for trading weather derivatives.
Eubank punches for Risk Waters Group's World Trade Center fund
Fancy a pair of boxing gloves signed by former world middleweight champion Chris Eubank? Then put in your bid with a call to Drew Stephens, chief operating officer atSpectron Group, the London energy broker, on 44 207 074 0799.
German golf club hedges against rainy days
A German golf club has become the latest European end-user to buy weather risk protection. Spectron Group, the London-based energy broker, arranged the precipitation-linked deal - its first leisure-sector weather derivative - along with French bank…