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Agiboo Sees Emerging New Trends Driving CTRM Demand.

There is no doubt that the market for CTRM and related software is hot this year. Almost all vendors report significant activity and signings in almost all geographies and commodities. Agiboo’s Jan van den Brom says that he hasn’t seen this level of demand since he entered the...
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As Global Demand for LNG increases, new market participants are finding they lack the right CTRM capabilities

As the war in Ukraine continues to rage, Russia has retaliated against the European governments that have supported Ukraine with arms shipments by throttling natural gas supplies or entirely shutting down (and possibly sabotaging) pipeline flows.  To address these shortfalls in supply, Europe has turned to the global...
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CTRMCubed Happy With its Progress

I checked in recently with Simon Piercy, CEO of CTRMCubed and the man behind the development of the “modern cloud E/CTRM designed for the future. Lightning fast, reliable and scalable, yet simple to get started and even easier to operate.” The idea of a multi-tenanted, instantly available E/CTRM...
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$2.5 billion is a Large Number!

According to Reuters, the CFTC pursued 82 enforcement actions in fiscal 2021, with fraud cases representing the largest number of actions and imposed over $2.5 billion in fines and restitution. That is an incredible sum although admittedly a large proportion was targeted at one company for market manipulation...
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NASDAQ Risk Platform Sees Massive Interest in its IM Capabilities

I spoke recently with Adrian Carr of NASDAQ Risk Platform who was keen to tell me about its initial margin (IM) capabilities. A fully-fledged cross-asset trade and risk system, NASDAQ Risk Platform includes IM calculations and forecasts what the margin call will be along with real-time P&L, stress...
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Orchestrade’s ETRM Enters the Market – Introduction and Views

Orchestrade has been around since 2009 and today has more than 40 customers and around 100 staff. In 2017, it began a collaboration with Engie after a successful Proof of Concept and it has now brought a comprehensive and state of the art ETRM solution to market, according...
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FIS Update

Irina Reitgruber was on her way to Houston last week she told me, and indeed, it is in the USA that FIS seems to be doing well at the moment, having signed what she describes as a ‘big  deal’ there recently. Although it’s not just in the USA...
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CTRM in China – It’s Early Days Says Enuit

China. It is a commodities powerhouse and certainly a major commodities consumer. Yet, when it comes to CTRM software, it is still in its early stages and experiencing a similar trajectory to the one in the west based on what I heard from Enuit’s Pengcheng Zheng this week....
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Energy One Europe Adds More Than 25 New Logos YTD

Simon Wheeler, CEO of EnergyOne Europe, enjoyed Commodities People’s ETW recently, he told me saying “It was really good with a lot of Europeans travelling to the UK to attend.”  He described the sessions as informative, and he enjoyed meeting up with everyone, including his competitors, he said....
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Fendahl Sees Lots of E/CTRM Demand and Anticipates Record Year.

Fendahl is gearing up for a record year, says Henry Thornalley, head of Marketing. “We are set to exceed our previous record year in 2020 in terms of revenues and new customers this year,” he told me this week, touting a backlog of press announcements to come. Like...
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