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.
With African roots and a presence in 17 African countries and 33 countries worldwide, Standard Bank has been working with commodities clients since 1994. In 2006, the bank hired Janelle Matharoo as managing director, global head of energy sales & trading, to help grow the business. He talks to…
How can investors use options to improve the overall risk/return of a portfolio? Knowing that implied volatility has empirically exceeded realised levels, how do they choose between various yield-enhancement and risk-reduction strategies? Our analysis shows that systematic call overwriting is…
Adrian Campbell-Smith (RBS Currency Options Trading) and Ben Hamdani (RBS Currency Structuring) examine the realm of multi-currency options and explain some of the reasons behind their increasing popularity.
New financial regulation poses fresh challenges to companies’ financial technology and systems. In a Q&A sponsored by Sapient Global Markets, Energy Risk discusses with experts how they can respond and what will be the impact on market developments.
The inflation market has had a challenging few months. In particular, many dealers were hurt by short positions in 0% inflation floors, causing sizeable losses for some firms.
In a world increasingly focused on effective enterprise-level risk management, there are notable discrepancies in volatility management techniques. Murex proposes a cross-asset interpolation space with potentially significant risk management impacts.
Standard Chartered delivered an impressive set of results for 2009 even as its competitors across the world continued to suffer the fallout of the financial crisis. Group head of financial markets, Lenny Feder, talks about the successes of the year and the outlook for the UK bank.
As regional banks cautiously develop currency markets and sovereign risk threatens global market stability, Société Générale explains why going back to basics is a sound strategy.