Friday, 28 August 2015

Commodity Derivatives


Gold tanks as catastrophe fears recede

IFR 2094 1 August to 7 August 2015

Money managers have become net sellers of gold derivatives for the first time on record, as the precious metal reached five-year lows last week.

Nasdaq looks to unseat duopoly

IFR 2093 25 July to 31 July 2015

Nasdaq is set to test the dominance of CME Group and Intercontinental Exchange in energy derivatives following the launch of its Nasdaq Futures Exchange last Friday.

Nasdaq adds FCMs ahead of NFX launch

IFR 2092 18 July to 24 July 2015

Nasdaq has signed up 16 futures commission merchants as members to the exchange group’s new US-based energy futures market, Nasdaq Futures Exchange, ahead of its initial listing of 26 contracts next Friday.


Metals hit post-crisis lows

IFR 2091 11 July to 17 July 2015

Commodity prices tumbled last week as China’s equity sell-off quickly spilled into an asset class already suffering from weak supply and demand fundamentals.