Thursday, 26 November 2015

Commodity Derivatives

Commodity hedging gets creative

IFR 2110 21 November to 27 November 2015

Commodity producers have begun to use more creative solutions to hedge future production and ensure businesses stay afloat as low prices have rendered traditional hedging strategies uneconomical.

Oil roll cost addressed with cross-asset strategy

IFR 2107 31 October to 6 November 2015

Investors looking to capture rising oil prices without incurring the heavy roll cost associated with an upwards-sloping futures curve may have found the answer in the form of systematic cross-asset strategies that switch between commodity and equity investments.

Nodal steps up in the energy fray

IFR 2104 10 October to 16 October 2015

Established energy derivatives exchanges, CME Group and Intercontinental Exchange, may soon have another start-up exchange nipping at their heels.