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Qingdao case taints commodity financing

Source: Financial Times, 19th December 2014

Alleged fraud in Chinese ports triggers reassessment of way in which trading is financed

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DGCX signs MoU with China Financial Futures Exchange

Mr. Gaurang Desai, Interim Chief Executive Officer of DGCX and Mr. Hu Zheng, Chief Executive Officer, CFFEX signing the MOU at the CFFFEX in China today

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CLTX and Deutsche Börse announce exclusive real-time data agreement

London, Singapore, 13 November 2014

Cleartrade (CLTX), the Singapore regulated futures exchange for commodity derivatives, today announced an exclusive worldwide real-time data agreement with Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services.

In this new relationship, Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services will distribute and market real-time CLTX exchange data for key commodity derivatives products traded on Cleartrade Exchange (CLTX). The agreement will extend to Freight Investor Services and The China Steel Index also provided by CLTX.

Bob Antell, Head of Market Data, CLTX, said, “Access to quality real-time information products are key to both our members and the wider financial market. We have continued to listen to the market needs of our members and constantly evaluate feedback from data distributors and financial application providers. This resulted in a new agreement which offers data vendors immediate access to our data products whilst keeping in place their current CEF and market data dissemination agreements with Deutsche Börse. We welcome the opportunity for further expansion and global reach for CLTX data that this relationship provides.”

Georg Gross, Head of information, Market Data + Services Deutsche Börse said, “Deutsche Börse has one of the most extensive market data distribution networks in the world. We are pleased to work with CLTX on broadening the distribution and licensing of their key derivatives information products. 

The data distributed by Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services can currently be accessed by over 480 global market data vendors and institutions. 

CLTX information products are disseminated via Deutsche Börse’s data feed CEF® Core, CLTX Market Data Service (CMDS) API as well as through information providers (vendors).

The Cleartrade Exchange Futures Market feed will contain prices of traded dry freight futures, agricultural and energy products and traded metal futures.

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Publicis to acquire Sapient for $3.7 bn

Publicis Groupe and Sapient have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Publicis Groupe will acquire Sapient in an all-cash transaction for $25.00 per share. The agreement has been approved unanimously by the Management and Supervisory Boards of Publicis Groupe and the Board of Directors of Sapient.

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Sapient completes new ETRM platform for Statkraft

Boston, USA, 28 October 2014

Sapient Global Markets, a division of Sapient (NASDAQ: SAPE), and a leading global provider of business technology and consulting services for the capital and commodity markets, today announced the successful on time completion of a major Energy Trading and Risk Management (ETRM) project for Norwegian power company, Statkraft.

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Gunvor to reduce footprint in Russia

Source: Financial Times, 26th October 2014

Trading group dragged into political battle seeks buyers for all or part of Russian assets

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AspectCTRM chosen for Geneva-based Cadoil

London, 21 October 2014

Newly launched start-up Cadoil Trading SA, created by a team of seasoned professionals with strong sector track records and established relationships throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa, has selected Aspect Enterprise Solutions leading cloud solution AspectCTRM as its trade and risk management platform.

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Brady Energy ETRM selected

London, 15 October 2014

Brady plc, a leading supplier of trading and risk management solutions for commodities, recycling and energy, announced today that an international energy and water utility company, that operates across four continents, has selected the Brady Energy ETRM solution to support the trading, position and risk management requirements for one of the largest gas storage facilities in Europe.

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DataGenic appoints Industry veteran, Eric Fishhaut, Americas

London, 7 October 2014

DataGenic Ltd, a global leader of Data Management solutions across the commodity, energy and commercial & industrial sectors, is pleased to announce the appointment of industry veteran Mr. Eric Fishhaut, as President of the Americas.

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Commodity supply chain faces disruption

Source: Financial Times, 5th October 2014

Trading houses encouraged to hold less inventory as it is counted as debt

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