Industry News

ComTech releases the 2016 CTRM Market Update

New report provides an interim review of market trends and market size ComTech has just released our 2016 CTRM Market Update report, which is an interim update to our... continue reading

Brady’s Interim Results Speak Volumes

Brady PLC released its interim full year results for 2015 recently and in line with expectations, revenues were off 7% adjusted for currency, as a result of weaker market... continue reading

Ideology and Markets

I have been following with interest the vote in Switzerland on the motion of banning ‘speculation’ on food. The result was a defeat for the motion and a vote... continue reading

Discovering New Vendors

ComTech is tracking around 90 vendors that have solutions in the ETRM and CTRM space and this number isn’t getting any smaller. Last week at E-World, we ‘discovered’ a... continue reading

Be wary of self-proclaimed “analysts” on the internet

NOTE: During the writing of this post, the article/analysis that I’m referencing has been “removed from the site at the author’s request, due to an error in analysis.” Nonetheless,... continue reading

Even in a Unsettled Market, Some CTRM Players are Thriving

As you’ve heard, and as we’ve talked here many times, the commodities markets are…ah…”difficult” right now. With the Bloomberg Commodities Index scraping new record lows on a daily basis,... continue reading

Trayport Contigo Relaunches as Contigo

Trayport Contigo has changed its name back to simply ‘Contigo’ according to an anouncement released today, going full circle to capture the brand strength of  its original name that apparently... continue reading

E/CTRM State of Play 2015/2016

At this time of the year, I tend to spend a bit of time preparing for the new year. This year, that has taken the form of updating our... continue reading

Powel Calls For Greenovation

One of the benefits of being an analyst in the commodity trading and risk management space is undoubtedly attending the various vendor user forums. This year, I was invited... continue reading

CTRM Conference Attracting Delegates

The 2015 CTRM Conference is looming and we will all be getting together on October 22nd in London to read the tea leaves as it relates to CTRM software... continue reading

Is Build Making a Comeback?

Almost 20-years after the birth of the E/CTRM software category, you would think that commercially available CTRM software would be a normal and natural choice for any firm seeking... continue reading

Updating the Evolution of the Vendor Landscape

With the SunGard's recent purchase of Energeya, and with Allegro now entering the consolidation fray with their acquisition of Just Commodity, we may be starting to see deals flow... continue reading

2015 CTRM Conference Taking Shape

We are very pleased to announce that Chris Seiple, Genscape’s Managing Director of Power who comes with a wealth of experience in the power data field will be one of the key... continue reading

DataGenic Set To Launch Cloud-Based Intelligent Decision Support for Energy

While in London recently, I met with Richard Quigley, CEO of DataGenic. Among other news, Mr. Quigley told me more details about their plans to roll out a cloud-delivered... continue reading

The 2015-2020 CTRM Market Outlook report is now available

We’ve just released our latest research report, the 2015 – 2020 CTRM Market Outlook; a comprehensive review of the CTRM markets including market trends and sizing information, from 2014... continue reading

An Interview with Mr. Richard Quigley, CEO of Datagenic

It is always a pleasure to talk to Richard Quigley, CEO of Datagenic and recently, I asked him a few questions partly as an update to a video interview... continue reading