Oil price dynamics

Tue, 16/04/2019 - 13:52

Since the turn of the century, the price of oil has whipsawed significantly, falling 75 per cent between November 2014 and March 2016 alone. Over the last 20 years, the market has moved from Peak Oil to Peak Production of oil, to one of Peak Demand for oil.  »

Aluminium

Commodities giant RUSAL makes first US investment since lifting of sanctions

Tue, 16/04/2019 - 10:40

RUSAL, a Russian aluminium producer and key supplier in the commodities space, is teaming with Braidy Industries, a US base holding company which owns both Veloxint, an MIT-incubated lightweighting solutions company, and NanoAl, a Northwestern University incubated materials research and technology company, to establish a joint project in Ashland, Kentucky, USA to produce flat rolled aluminium products for the US automotive industry. »

Picture of gas distribution pipework

Pinnacle Asset Management acquires North American natural gas wholesale trading business

Fri, 07/09/2018 - 10:51

Pinnacle Asset Management, a commodities and natural resources investment organisation, has acquired the North American natural gas wholesale trading business from Sierentz Global Merchants. »

Sascha Siegel, EEX

EEX records first trade in liquid milk futures

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 17:51

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has recorded the first trade in the new liquid milk future. The exchange transaction covered a volume of 25,000 kilograms traded at the price of EUR 36.50/100 kg for the October 2018 expiry. »

Green globe

Osmosis launches market neutral sustainability fund

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 13:50

Sustainable investment management firm Osmosis Investment Management is launching a UCITS fund to provide investors with absolute returns, uncorrelated to equity markets, while delivering a significantly reduced net environmental footprint. »

Hogi Hyun, Abacus Capital

D1 Mint brings investment grade diamond crypto token to market

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 08:58

Alternative fund manager Abacus Capital’s Hogi Hyun is stepping into the crypto world to bring investors a blockchain and tokenised investment grade diamond investment opportunity. »

Consultant bfinance investigates return of commodities

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 12:48

Commodity investment is back in the spotlight, says investment consultants, bfinance. »

Don Steinbrugge, Agecroft

Steinbrugge predicts rising short term interest rates will benefit some hedge fund returns

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 13:32

Agecroft’s Don Steinbrugge (pictured) writes that rising short term interest rates should help some hedge fund strategy returns. »

Mark Esposito, Esposito Securities

ETF seeding from Esposito Securities lies behind BOON and KNG ETF launches

Wed, 28/03/2018 - 16:27

Dallas, Texas-headquartered Esposito Securities is a US-registered broker dealer offering a wide range of services for the ETF industry as well as global equity trading and advanced options strategies. »

Picture of an upwards arrow

CTA performance improves in October

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 08:41

Following difficult conditions for CTAs for most of this year, October has seen significant improvement as all of Societe Generale’s CTA indices returned positive performance. Trend following strategies performed the best as the SG Trend Index was up 5.55 per cent for the month. »

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