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China Oil Demand Up 5.3% in December

Singapore, 28 January 2015

China's apparent oil demand* in December rose 5.3% year over year to 44.96 million metric tons (mt), or an average 10.63 million barrels per day (b/d) – hitting the highest absolute demand on record – according to a just-released Platts analysis of Chinese government data.

Anglo American prepares for assets writedown

Source: Financial Times, 28th January 2015

Harsh year for commodities prices takes toll on mining group

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Cheaper oil hits Gulf states’ reforms

Source: Financial Times, 28th January 2015

Economists warn the region will slip further into a hole of oil dependence

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OSCO publishes final report on risk mitigation standards for non-centrally cleared OTC derivatives

London, 28 Janaury 2015

The International Organization of Securities Commissions today published the final report Risk Mitigation Standards for Non-centrally Cleared OTC Derivatives, which sets out nine standards aimed at mitigating the risks in the non-centrally cleared OTC derivatives markets.

Is the Price Right? A survey on commodity benchmark pricing

London, January 2015

In the aftermath of the financial crisis, it was inevitable that regulators would turn their attention to benchmarks given their importance to the proper functioning of markets and the systemic risk that price manipulation poses for the global economy.

At a time of uncertainty, frontier markets still set to reward investors

London, 27 January 2015

Geopolitical events have weighed heavily on equity markets in recent months. From sanctions against Russia and the potential for Greece to leave the Eurozone, to speculation about the end of quantitative easing in the US and when that might commence in the Eurozone, there is no shortage of events to raise investor concern.


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