11.06.2014 - Low volatility is translating into less liquid energy commodity markets
There has been considerable discussion of late about the lack of volatility in some key trading markets, and the impact that is having on trading groups, their profitability, and thus their interest in remaining engaged in certain markets. The argument has been that low or relatively flat prices have driven some key trading firms a fair number of which are big banks from a number of commodity markets, including energy commodities. Some believe the liquidity of some of these markets has taken a hit as counterparties have left, both because of reduced profitability but also as a result of regulatory pressures...............................................Full Article: Source
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