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On the back of such soft commodity prices and, by extension, limited returns on project investments, mining companies have been compelled to choose carefully where to invest.
With European equity derivatives, interest rate derivatives and soft commodities now listed on the widely distributed and feature rich ICE trading platform, these contracts can now be traded side by side on WebICE with ICE's flagship US MSCI and Russell index contracts, as well as with the Eurodollar and GCF Repo futures contracts and the US soft commodity complex.
The group will deliver trade implementation and clearing services for soft commodity futures and options on futures to official clients, including Asian manufacturers, banks, industrial firms and commercial abstainers.
Juan Fernando Valdivieso, ADEP's Managing Partner, said, "In order for ADEP to develop liquid and innovative soft commodity based instruments, Brazil was the logical starting point.
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has launched its capital protected Soft Commodity Note, a Murabaha-based note, the profit of which is determined by the prices performance of cotton, corn and sugar.
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a leading Islamic financial services group, has launched its capital protected Soft Commodity Note.
Brady PLC (LSE: BRY), a provider of trading, risk management and settlement solutions to the metals, energy and soft commodity sectors, has announced its financial results for 2010.
Speaking on behalf of ECOM's consortium of international insurers, Ted Rekerdres, of Rekerdres & Sons Insurance in Dallas, explained that, "Years ago we discovered that there was a correlation between lower losses and soft commodity trading conducted under sustainable principles.
The Ghana Cocoa Board transaction remains one of the largest structured soft commodity finance facilities in the African market, and it is pleasing to see su c h strong and continued demand for this premier transaction from international in v estorsEaAoEeA*EaAo?
Fund managers now have to run awfully hard in order to earn their fees as some soft commodity prices endure hefty falls.
As crude oil prices nudged close to Monday's record highs and the dollar weakened, funds took full advantage as they pumped liquidity across the soft commodity complex.
IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE:ICE) , the leading electronic energy marketplace and soft commodity exchange, announced the relocation of its technology operations and support systems to Chicago, beginning in June 2007.