Saudi Aramco is announced as the most profitable company in the world, whilst Shell’s director of new energies shared his plans for global domination by the 2030s.
International executives attended a conference in Switzerland this week where topics such as gold, renewable energy and global oil trading were discussed.
Despite BREXIT’s continuing dominance in the UK news, it’s all about algorithms this week as billionaires lead a search for cobalt and sugar industry leaders invest in traders to support price predictions.
The move by Australia’s largest coal mining company to respond to shareholder pressure by freezing production at current levels demonstrates the power of the global response to climate change.
Unsurprisingly, Donald Trump and Brexit are in the news again this week with the president’s Twitter antics causing major investment losses and industry anxieties about the security of energy if the UK leaves the EU at the end of the month.
Growing liquidity in the LNG spot market is driving high demand for trading talent in Singapore as companies set up and expand operations
The situation surrounding regional supply tenders in Latin America offers a live illustration of the majors and refiners moving into third-party trading as traders reach for asset-backed business
2018 saw the energy and commodities markets continue to be challenged and disrupted. Global geopolitical uncertainty, shifting trade patterns, rising interest rates, digital innovation, and the emergence of a new generation of leaders are just some of the themes fuelling a sustained period of wholesale structural change across the sector.
The oil-trading sector is in a state of overhaul as companies realise the need to re-tool operations in response to a market in the grip of structural change
The Metalshub trade platform is showing considerable growth less than a year from going live. We took a deeper look at the company to get a sense of how this has happened and what is next.
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