11.07.2014 - Oil Hedging Seen in Decline as Banks Exit Commodities
Oil-price hedging by producers and consumers is declining as a result of stricter of regulation thatís caused banks to exit commodities markets, according to Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd. Trading of futures for delivery later this decade has diminished as some banks either leave commodities altogether or curb trading, Nicolas Robin, a fund manager at Threadneedle, said at a presentation in London yesterday. Increased regulatory oversight has caused a slump in energy trading on exchanges, Platts, a company publishing prices for commodities including oil, said the day before...............................................Full Article: Source
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