Aspect’s CTRM Software Makes End of Year Reporting Easy for Commodity Traders
Did You Know…that AspectCTRM makes close of day and close of year reporting simple? Closing out the books at the end of the year is imperative to the success of your business and ensures that you start the new year with a financial clean slate. Reports Run In Real Time,...
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Proving Clean Hands In The West African Trading Environment
Recent West African government moves against judicial and commercial corruption in countries across the continent seem to suggest that the tide may be beginning to turn against the few who seek to profit at the expense of the many. Of course, corruption is not just an issue in Africa. There...
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Stop By Our London Office During LME Week
LME Week is right around the corner. Every year, hundreds of professionals in the metals industry head to the event in London to network with peers and explore upcoming market trends. This year’s Metals Seminar features several notable speakers and covers issues facing the global metals economy. Be sure to...
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Panama’s Booming Energy Market
As Aspect’s Managing Director of the Americas, I recently joined The Vessel Group, an Aspect Premium Partner, on a trip to Panama City to explore the region’s bustling energy market and connect with local industry professionals. After investigating the business climate, it’s clear that the country is thriving. Panama’s Economy...
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5 Key Reasons Commodity Traders Need CTRM Software To Stay Competitive
CTRM systems offer a variety of tools that assist traders during the trade cycle, from moving product to invoicing. Traders across commodities rely on commodity trade risk management software for trade analysis, reports, deal capture, and much more. CTRM software protects your business from exposure and assists in optimizing front,...
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Pop Goes the Freight Bubble
This editorial piece was written by Tom Kloza, co-founder of OPIS, and Edgar Ang, an OPIS Executive Editor. Crude oil and refined product futures prices have been sliced in half since the oil price renaissance of 2011-14, but the tumble in those widely traded contracts pales in contrast to the outright collapse...
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2017 First Half Year Review: Aspect Enterprise Solutions Solidifies Position As Top CTRM Software Provider
I’m pleased to report that our first half year results are solid. Following the last two years of record sales in the commodity trading and risk management software space, the first 6 months of 2017 have seen our revenues continue to grow, signing new business, and extending contracts with existing...
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Weekly Update on The Global Bunker Market
This editorial piece is brought to you by Marine Bunker Exchange. World fuel indexes continued a rather firm upward trend this week demonstrating some of the strongest gains in 2017. Market sentiment has turned cautiously optimistic with rebalancing efforts starting to become more clear. MABUX World Bunker Index (consists of...
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The Benefits of Straight Through Processing In CTRM Software
Did You Know…that many clients leverage Straight Through Processing (STP) in Aspect’s ETRM software and CTRM software? By implementing STP deal capture, AspectCTRM avoids common shortcomings that a commodity trade risk management system without STP can run into by optimizing the speed at which transactions are processed. STP offers clients many...
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OPEC’s Current Impact On Oil Prices
This blog post was originally published on the Argus Media Blog,. To view the original piece by Toby Shelley, click here.  Presenting BP’s Statistical Review of 2016, chief executive Bob Dudley said: “The oil market returned broadly back into balance by mid-year, but prices continued to be depressed by the large overhang of...
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