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Increased complexity and the new demands being made on our industry – especially from regulators – has created a growing demand for E/CTRM systems: the category of software applications, architectures and tools that support the business processes associated with managing and trading commodity exposures and logistics. Trading, investing, and... Read More...

IMAGE China energy policy puts coal in the cold

Source: Financial Times, 20th August 2014

Thermal coal prices have fallen nearly 50 per cent since their 2011 peak as China pursues an ‘anything but coal’ development plan for the power sector

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IMAGE Glencore plans $1bn share buyback

Source: Financial Times, 20th August 2014

Move steals march on rivals BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto, and the announcement came alongside half-year figures that beat analysts’ expectations

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Commodity Market Reports

Ukraine's Next Crisis? Economic Disaster

London, 20 Auguest 2014

Ukraine's next crisis will be a devastatingly economic one, as violent conflict destroys critical infrastructure in the east and brings key industry to a halt, furthering weakening the energy sector by crippling coal-based electricity production.

New record high: 22% of UK electricity from wind

London, 19 August 2014

RenewableUK says a record high of 22% of the UK’s electricity was generated by wind on Sunday (17th August), beating the previous 24-hour record of 21% set earlier this month (Monday 11th August). Before that, the record stood at 20%, set on 20th December 2013.

IMAGE The Economics of Commodity Trading Firms

Commodity trading is one of the oldest forms of human activity. It is central to the global economy. Yet up to now there has been remarkably little research into this important area. The Economics of Commodity Trading Firms demystifies the commodity trading business through a combination of description and analysis.


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