05.02.2009 - Credit crisis may boost Gulf commods exchanges
From Fxstreet.com: The Gulf Arab region's fledgling commodities exchanges could get a boost as investors seek the security offered by clearing houses amid heightened fears over counterparty risks following the global credit crisis. Global exchanges have benefited from a move away from over-the-counter commodities trading, where deals are typically bilateral agreements between two parties with no backing from a central clearing house. .... Full Article: Source