Monthly Archives: October 2013

October 23, 2013

Stabilizing the price at the pump

How commodity derivatives mitigate physical price volatility The average person may not be able to recite the hundreds of economic figures announced daily in newspapers, on TV and online. But there‚Äôs one exception to that rule: It seems almost everyone knows how much he has [&hellip…

October 16, 2013

The essential role of banks for physical commodities

A new report reiterates that commodity producers, suppliers and end-users need banks to finance projects and hedge their risks. Meetings between the European Institutions have restarted in Europe about the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) which aims to regulate, among other things, the functioning [&hellip…