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.
The shale boom: understanding the short & long term implications of shale’s effects on commodity trading
The shale boom has changed the dynamics of the commodities market and trading within it. This white paper provides an in-depth analysis of this boom and the impact for professionals working in this industry.
Tax-efficient capital vehicles for unregulated utility investments are considered in this white paper. In focus are real estate investment trusts, master limited partnerships and umbrella partnership C corporations.
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.
Under review is how conventional secured lending and leasing structure for an asset can be developed into a Shari'a compliant product, thereby providing asset leasing companies and operators with the opportunity to meet their financing needs by accessing the liquidity of the Islamic finance market.
Russian companies are increasingly finding opportunities to invest in South East Asia, particularly Myanmar, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. This white paper reviews the region's attractiveness and the pitfalls that companies need to consider before moving into these markets.
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.
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.