The cloud & the importance of physical operations in oil trading. Why today’s trading companies need operational as well as transactional solutions.
Trading oil used to mostly take place in the virtual world. Oil futures werebought and sold on paper only, with relatively few physical oil movements. Download this white paper and discover how the market has changed.
Today’s trading operations face the challenge of maintaining software platforms that supports a constantly evolving business. To keep up with the pace of change, these organisations are demanding more and more of their trading platforms.
What value can be placed on accurate storage levels for natural gas analysts and traders? This white paper reviews recent activity and looks at new methods of analysis – which, in turn, can deliver a new competitive advantage and lower risks for investors in this field.
In 2012 Russian gas export to Europe dropped. Russia lost market share in Europe to its closest competitor Norway. This year Russia is gaining its market position back. This white paper considers what implications this will have on pricing and the effects for investors in this area.
This research was produced as part of "The Benefits of Volatility Derivatives in Equity Portfolio Management" strategic research project at EDHEC-Risk Institute, in partnership with Eurex.
Volatility is emerging as the norm for markets as analysts debate the interdependence of emerging markets and developed economies. Investors and risk managers who can gauge correlation between multiple asset classes correctly and unify them through hybrid products will find they are best prepared…
The Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) is currently the only financial institution in the US with a triple A rating from Moody’s. With the firm’s representatives actively engaged in industry and public policy forums, as well as advising regulators, its derivatives and risk expertise is exemplary…
As an inherently volatile industry, shipping is characterised by a high risk-high return profile, making its rates and prices difficult to forecast, and as a consequence business projects less accurately budgeted. The identification and management of any such business risks is imperative.
As the European Union’s (EU's) Carbon Market Initiative nears implementation of Phase III, Navita Systems’ Anette Nordskog discusses the recent developments in the carbon market, along with the practical and technological challenges it faces.
Speaking at Energy Risk Asia, BNP Paribas’ head of Commodity Derivatives for Asia Pacific, Frederic Hervouet, discussed hedging strategies, products and commodity exposure at mining and resource companies.