Traders or Commodity Finance Banks part XVIII- Commodity Trading and visibility on the book

Traders or Commodity Finance Banks part XVIII- Commodity Trading and visibility on the book

Trading by merchants in commodity markets may seem extremely complex. They combine the control of financial flows, the coverage of risk and a necessary understanding of economic logic behind price arbitrages. What we saw first-hand with XXXXX how you can lose money just as quickly as you make it. –Simon Jacques Institute for Advanced Commodity Trading Studies rue du Rhône Continue reading

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Réflexions d’un banquier dans le négoce international des matières premières sur quelques aspects d’un trader

[GUEST POST, HE IS WORKING AT INTERNATIONAL TRADING COMPANIES XXXXXX, XXXXXXX, AND ALSO ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE AT LEADING COMMODITY BANKS.]
[In 20XX, HIS COMPLETE EXECUTIVE TEAM WERE DISMISSED OVERNIGHT FOR HAVING FINANCED A SPECULATIVE ACTIVITY WHICH MAY HAVE RESULTED IN AN $USD 150-250M EARLIER LOSS] Continue reading

Iran Sanctions: Banks and Trading Companies Are In The Same Boat. SITCG Part XIII

A Consigliere at an International Trade Co says:

“Banque de Commerce et de Placements and BNP have stopped financing NICO after the U.S related sanctions BUT in a world largely dominated by mega bank RCFs lending in leap to traders financing the ‘commodity trade finance’ who really knows ? (…) ” Continue reading