Petrochemicals Market Outlook for EMEA
New global supply will continue to set the tone for European petrochemicals this year while economic fences being built across the globe bring trade flow uncertainty. The long-awaited cracker and methanol capacities in other corners of the world are finally starting up and are already sending ripples to Europe. The impact translates...Read more.
Aspect Clients & Industry Colleagues Enjoy Houston Astros Game
Commodity and energy trading professionals kicked off Labor Day weekend by watching an exciting Houston Astros baseball game Friday night in Aspect’s premium box suite. Guests enjoyed complimentary food and beverages while networking with industry peers from luxury seats. US Sales Director, Patrick Hayes, spoke with trade, risk and operations...Read more.
Market Fundamentals Remain The Key Driver of Saudi Oil Policy
Saudi Arabia’s aggressive financial investments abroad, the role of Saudi Aramco in expediting these ventures, and the creation of yet another new high-level governing body have raised concerns that a major shift in the kingdom’s oil policy is under way. A raft of speculative reports that political and economic machinations...Read more.
What Determines Oil Prices?
Rising and falling oil prices significantly impact global micro and macroeconomics. Economies rely on the valuable commodity to provide power to factory floors and fuel for transportation. Oil prices fluctuate throughout the day due to many reasons. Although supply and demand are the most common factors in dictating the price...Read more.
Current Geopolitical Factors Impacting Global Fuel Prices
World oil indexes have changed irregularly during the week as the market treads carefully after OPEC committed to increasing production in order to more closely stick to its production cut agreement after months of under producing, and despite rising US production. Meantime, escalating tensions between the United States and Iran...Read more.
AspectDSC Set To Release Enhanced Charting & News Tools In HTML
AspectDSC, the only cloud market data solution for commodities traders, and the only solution with trade and risk management tools offered on the same platform, is moving to HTML. Users as always get real time ticks and a historical database of spot, wholesale prices and futures from leading exchanges including...Read more.
Mid-Year Analysis On Oil Prices
A steady diet of curveballs may be the best way to describe the first half of 2018 for fuel and oil prices. Revisions to forecasts have been many, market bears turned into bulls, and rising retail gasoline prices are back in the headlines after a two-and-a-half-year hiatus. International Markets It all...Read more.
Create Custom Excel Spreadsheets With Real Time Data (RTD) Technology
Did You Know…that AspectDSC provides live data that is seamlessly exported into Microsoft Excel using powerful Real Time Data technology, also known as RTD? Traders analyze fast moving commodities markets by exporting data from multiple sources into spreadsheets that continue to tick in real time in Excel on your desktop...Read more.
Aspect Begins Journey With ION Investment Group at Energy Risk USA in Houston
May has been a busy month for Aspect Enterprise Solutions and our team of commodities trade and risk management professionals representing Aspect in cities across the globe, including Houston, Panama and Hong Kong. Aspect also stepped out with its ION colleagues in Houston joining fellow brands Openlink and Triple Point...Read more.
The Oil Market Response To Renewed US Sanctions On Iran
The US decision to renege on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and reimpose sanctions on Iran leaves the rest of Opec with a dilemma. The organisation’s pact with non-Opec producers has succeeded in its nominal aim of bringing commercial oil inventories in the OECD back to the historic...Read more.