Commodity Trading

New Commodity Management White Paper Available

Comtech advisory has released a new white paper on Commodity Management discussing EKA‘s positioning in that industry segment. Here is the introduction to that paper; Rapid global population growth... continue reading

JustCommodity Starts the Year with Significant Wins

I spoke to Joel Lou this morning, CEO of Singapore-based JustCommodity. JustCommodity has been in business around 10-years and has a strong track record for delivering its ContraXcentral CTRM... continue reading

An Interview with TrayPort and Trayport Contigo

The last of our four videos shot in London a couple of weeks ago was recorded at the offices of Trayport in London to discuss the recent acquisition of... continue reading

CTRM Leaders Video Interview with Mr. Richard Williamson, CEO of Generation 10 Ltd.

While in London, we also had the opportunity to talk to Mr. Richard Williamson, CEO of G10. With a 13-year history in the cotton and other Agricultural sectors, G10... continue reading

What’s Coming Up?

It has been a busy two-weeks at ComTech Advisory. Last week, Patrick and I were in London were we met with several vendors during a pretty hectic schedule managing... continue reading

Updated Version of the Regulatory Report Now available

As of today, an updated version of the European Regulatory Report is available for download, The new version – v3.1 – includes updates specifically around data repositories and data... continue reading

Here We Go….

You had been warned and told. Now you have just three months to be ready even if that means you have to be dragged kicking and screaming to reporting... continue reading

Meet the future leaders of CTRM at the University of Houston

The ISACA student group at the University of Houston is hosting a mixer event for industry professionals and students of the university’s Energy Trading and Risk Management Systems course... continue reading

New edition of European Commodity Market Regulations report to be published on 7th April

A new edition of the European Commodity Market Regulations report written in conjunction with ETR Advisory and kindly sponsored by TriOptima will be published on the 13th November, shortly... continue reading

All Change?

Many years ago, we came up with a model of how the E/CTRM software market works. It was based, in part, on a technology adoption curve and employed the... continue reading

A European Acquisition – Powel AS Acquires Delta Energy

News today that Powel AS has acquired Swiss vendor Delta Energy. Powel is a 240 strong spin-off from the Norwegian Electric Power Research Institute (EFI), a part of the... continue reading

Should you let a trader mark their own books? Probably not.

A few days ago, the CFTC released this news item: “The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today filed a civil injunctive enforcement action charging John Aaron Brooks with... continue reading

TriOptima Energy Commodities Portfolio Compression Run has Very Interesting Results

Multilateral compression of OTC derivative contracts is an effective and efficient process not only for reducing notionals and eliminating trades but also for managing counterparty exposures and releasing capital... continue reading

Eka’s solution for Industrial Customers

Recently we had a briefing from Eka on its solution for Industrial Customers perhaps otherwise known as solutions for commodity procurement, supply chain planning and hedging. Commodity processors such... continue reading

ComTech Advisory Launches New Research Project – CTRM in the Cloud

ComTech Advisory is commencing its new research project looking at CTRM in the Cloud kindly sponsored by Aspect Enterprise and Generation 10. Part of our research will involve getting... continue reading

New Version of the European Regulatory Report Issued

ComTech Advisory and ETR Advisory have issued a new and revised version of the European Regulatory report released just last week to incorporate the new reporting dates (in several... continue reading