Macquarie is uniquely positioned to offer clients a range of products, expertise and experience across the commodities space. Nick O’Kane discusses the bank’s approach to commodity markets and what he expects next
Geopolitical tensions introduced extreme volatility to many commodity markets in 2018, while environmental markets began to take off
As the risk function’s influence continues to grow within financial services firms, demand for quality integrated risk data to support a wider range of business-critical decisions is stretching the capabilities of existing technology to breaking point. A…
Wind firming deals claim to address intermittency and stabilise renewable generator cashflow, but how effective are they?
Latest job changes across industry
Default fund loss triggers debate on risk sharing, auction rules and ‘skin in the game’ at CCPs
Craig Niven, managing director, cash equity execution at Societe Generale Prime Services explores how a five‑month study allowed the organisation to develop a market impact model using historical data, and why it is key for clients in the long term to…
Python is rapidly becoming the world’s most popular programming language and its versatility and ease of use has enabled it to achieve widespread adoption in finance, becoming the multipurpose tool of choice for quantitative analysts and other financial…
Risk.net convened a webinar in collaboration with Murex to explore how, as more financial institutions move to the cloud, they can get the most out of their technology investments
With financial reporting in a state of flux amid the introduction of several new accounting standards, many corporates may feel overburdened by the need to ensure accounting compliance to take full advantage of IFRS 9 from the point of adoption. Robert…
New risk management challenges as firms split legacy fossil-fuel operations from renewable-focused areas
Four-member auction may have turned 39% margin breach into huge default fund loss
Three upcoming pieces of legislation will have significant effects on balancing trades for the UK, says energy expert
The revolution in artificial intelligence promises new leads in banks’ fight against dirty money. Alexander Campbell of Risk.net hosted a live online forum, in association with NICE Actimize, to investigate the applications of this emergent technology
Disruptive change in US power markets: Identifying risks and embracing opportunities in the new world of digital
Power markets worldwide are experiencing disruptive changes on a bigger scale and with greater speed than many had anticipated. Now, more than ever, it is essential to understand opportunities and risks associated with these changes
Are Trump's efforts to support US coal levelling the playing field for fuel sources, or flogging a dead horse?
Carbon trading outweighed by building and fuel cost, research finds
Elexon’s proposed changes to the UK’s Balancing and Settlement Code will have a huge impact on forecasting, says expert
Improving the Brazilian electricity market: how to replace the centralized dispatch by decentralized market-based bidding
This paper proposes replacing the Energy Reallocation Mechanism with a bid- based short-term market called the virtual reservoir model.
Will efforts to open UK balancing market garner interest beyond suppliers and aggregators?