2016 has had a tumultuous beginning for the commodities market. The lifting of sanctions on Iran is potentially one of the biggest trading opportunities seen for some time. While the sustained low commodity prices alongside oversupply and economic uncertainty in major economies such as China, has set a very challenging market environment. In this edition of In-Short we look at some of the issues currently impacting the commodities market.

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Iran: The new normal

The opening of an untapped and diverse economy is an exciting opportunity for international businesses. We discuss the legal factors investors should consider when planning a market re-entry strategy. Read More.

The impact of position limits on commodity trading

With the introduction of MiFID II delayed to January 2018, we discuss the market's concerns over the position limits regime. Read More.

Outlook for soft commodities: How to protect your business

Abundant stocks and lower prices continue to be features of the global food market. We look at how traders can protect their business in this challenging market environment. Read More.

Oil price volatility: Risks and opportunities in 2016

The global oil & gas industry is being challenged by the dramatic and sustained drop in oil price. We summarise the results of a global survey which investigates the major issues affecting oil & gas businesses today. Read More.

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