Commodities white papers

Found  51 white papers and resources

Below you will find a selection of commodities white papers covering the current issues and thinking by leading expert opinions and what to look out for in the future.

Commodities are marketable goods such as raw materials or agricultural products that can be bought or sold on an open market. These commodities are usually used in the initial stages of the production process to create other goods or services. The sale and purchase of commodities are based on speculation, meaning economic and environmental factors play a key part in the purchasing and sale of commodities.

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Russia goes global: key investor issues in Israel and UAE

Company: Goltsblat BLP

This white paper summarises key findings of a recent conference that focused on Russia’s globalisation strategy. This conference highlighted how Russian companies adapt when moving into new regions, the issues they face and lessons that can be learnt. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 22 April 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 1

How the right trade modelling platform can enhance performance and reduce risk

Company: Digiterre

Modelling platforms are critical to a trading company’s risk management and decision making process. This white paper looks at the difficulties of effective trade model platform development and considers different solutions to overcome these difficulties. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Risk Systems | Published: 04 March 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 6

Towards efficient benchmarks for infrastructure equity investments

Company: EDHEC-Risk Institute

The nature and investment profile of infrastructure assets and investment funds using infrastructure as an underlying asset are discussed. This white paper is designed to benefit the entire investment management community and help improve asset allocation and portfolio construction decisions. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 29 January 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 4

Comparing First, Second and Third Generation Commodity Indices

Company: EDHEC-Risk Institute

The rising interest of institutional investors for commodities since the early 2000s prompted remarkable financial engineering in the commodity index space which is now in its third generation. This white paper reviews this evolution and gives an assessment of index performance. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 04 December 2012 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 1

"Who Sank the Boat?" Response to the Finance Watch paper "Investing Not Betting"

Company: EDHEC-Risk Institute

What implications does recent commodity price spikes have for European derivatives regulations? This white paper offers a fresh view on current thinking. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 08 June 2012 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 2

Shedding Light on Non-Financial Risks – a European Survey

Company: EDHEC-Risk Institute

This survey analyses the views of European fund industry professionals on non-financial risk and performance in a changing regulatory framework. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Hedge Funds | Published: 02 April 2012 | Type: White Paper

Taking on the developments and challenges of the UK power market

Company: APX-ENDEX

With more than 15 years of experience in energy trading in the UK, Derek Abernethy was appointed commercial director UK of APX-ENDEX in February this year. He discusses the developments of the UK power market and how APX-ENDEX is responding to these challenges by introducing new products and VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 30 March 2012 | Type: Article

The year ahead in the energy markets

Company: Structure Group

Baris Ertan, ETRM practice lead at The Structure Group, provides a consultant's outlook for 2012. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 22 December 2011 | Type: Article

Rating: + 1

Asian commodity markets react to volatility

Company: BNP Paribas

Volatility and anticipated quantitative easing have left commodity players struggling to make sense of the markets. Frederic Hervouet, head of commodity derivatives for Asia at BNP Paribas in Singapore, sheds light on what we can expect from Asian commodity markets. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 08 November 2011 | Type: Article

Rating: + 1

Risk management tools for the buy side

Company: UBS Delta

Risk management for the buy side has many similarities with that for the sell side, but there are also many significant differences. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Structured Products | Published: 06 September 2011 | Type: Article

Rating: + 3

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