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Commodities

51 white papers and resources

Below you will find a selection of commodities white papers covering the current issues and thinking by leading expert opinions and what to look out for in the future. Commodities are marketable goods such as raw materials or agricultural products that can be bought or sold on an open market. These commodities are usually used in the initial stages of the production process to create other goods or services. The sale and purchase of commodities are based on speculation, meaning economic and environmental factors play a key part in the purchasing and sale of commodities.

Cloud computing and Solvency II

The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage to be accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementations, while others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the…

Tackling the growing risk of cyber crime

The risk of cyber-attacks on financial institutions is highly topical but not a new issue. However, what is changing, and rapidly, is the scale, frequency and sophistication of attacks. Financial institutions rely on technology to deliver convenient internet services to customers and to operate…

Integrating Risk into Pre-Trade Analysis: Practical Ways of Bringing Credit, Liquidity, Funding and Regulatory Costs into an Integrated Profitability Framework

As regulations in the derivatives market continue to be rolled out and implemented, financial institutions face growing pressure on their current business models. To survive and thrivein this new era of derivatives trading, today’s practitioners need to adopt a more integrated and holistic approach…

Getting to a New Transparency in Netback

Internal and external pressures are causing chief financial officers, chief operating officers and other executives at oil and gas explorationand production(E&P) companies to spotlight the way they are calculating netback pricing and royalties to the owners of the energy sources.