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Mercuria v Citigroup: The issues and implications for the commodities market

The judgment on the claim brought by Mercuria Energy Trading Pte Ltd and Mercuria Energy Group Ltd (Mercuria) against Citibank NA and Citigroup Capital Markets Ltd (Citi), has now been published by the English Commercial Court and its impact on the financing of metals and other commodities in China and elsewhere is already being weighed carefully by market participants. 1,366 more words


Commodities Glossary


Account Equity

The net worth of a commodity account as determined by combining the ledger balance with any unrealized gain or loss in open positions as marked to the market. 26,600 more words

Economy / Economics

The Dollar And Commodities: Which Is The Leader?

May 27, 2015

The dollar appreciated by over 27% between May 2014 and March 2015 meanwhile commodity prices fell. When the Fed postponed the anticipated interest rate hike in March the dollar corrected lower and some commodity prices rebounded. 84 more words


Putin: Let them eat seeds

May 27, 2015

Sanctions have weighed heavily on Russia since last year. The value of the ruble plunged and the availability of goods have decreased. While the Russian government has stabilized the economic crisis via interest rate policy and sales of commodity production to non-traditional trading partners like China, many Russians continue to suffer. 86 more words


May 27, 2015

Stocks gapped up at the open, recovering from yesterday’s slide. The Dow and SPX are currently up 110 pts & .6%, respectively. All ten major sectors are in the green, except for energy. 343 more words

Iron ore lifted once again overnight and is now pushing towards the $US63 mark.

At the end of the latest session, iron ore for immediate delivery to the port of Qingdao in China was trading 2.6 per cent higher at $U62.78 a tonne. 60 more words