Commodities

68 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.

EDM client case study: Managing SRI-ESG data

This case study reveals how Mirabaud Asset Management is using IHS Markit’s Enterprise Data Management (EDM) platform to establish a strong foundation for the its long-term SRI-ESG (socially-responsible / environmental, social and governance investing) strategy. This includes empowering Mirabaud’s…

CAPE and the COVID-19 Pandemic Effect

This paper will specifically examine how the CAPE ration has behaved over the COVID-19 pandemic period, extending the analysis beyond the United States equity benchmark to look at the CAPE ratios for the UK, Europe, Japan and China, to analyse the effect of the pandemic across the major equity…

SPAN-2: enhanced margining framework

SPAN has been the industry standard for margining for decades. In recent years, the demands on margin methodologies have increased due to the growth in the diversity and complexity of products and the greater need for portfolio and capital efficiency driven by regulatory change.