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Are Forward Contracts Physical or Financial Transactions?

May 1, 2014
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This question will be very relevant when the European Financial Transaction Tax (FTT), vigorously supported by France and Germany, is introduced in the 11 European Member States (MSs) that have agreed to it. The UK’s challenge to the tax has just been rejected by the European Court […]

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Platts is not the Issue

April 23, 2014
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The Daily Telegraph of 22nd April published an article on Brent[1] that referred to Consilience’s recent study on the continuing evolution of the “Brent” oil price benchmark and the new blends that might be added to the Brent/Forties/Oseberg/ Ekofisk (BFOE) basket of blends of […]

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I’m Alright Jack: The New IPCC Assessment Report

April 2, 2014
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I’m Alright Jack

So the long awaited Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)[1] is out at last. It provides a review of the current state of scientific knowledge on global warming and forecast scenarios based on four different Representative […]

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The Right Price of Brent? Adam Smith has the Answer

March 24, 2014
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It seems that basic economics doesn’t work in oil trading any more. Economics 101 suggests that if a commodity is in short supply its market price goes up….

That fundamental principle is supposed to apply unless there is intervention in the market to stop the […]

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