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CME Group to Launch Micro WTI Futures on July 12

Peter Keavey, Global Head of Energy Products at CME Group Micro WTI futures

CME Group, announced it will expand its suite of micro-sized futures contracts with the introduction of Micro WTI futures. The contracts are expected to launch on July 12, pending regulatory review.

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Federal Court Orders Oregon Owner of Precious Metals Firm to Pay $1.3 Million to Victims of Fraudulent Precious Metals Scheme

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U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington entered a consent order against Aaron Michael Scott of Portland, Oregon for fraud and misappropriation in connection with a precious metals scheme

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Murban Crude Oil Futures – ADM

Murban Crude Oil Futures - ADM

The Murban Crude Oil Future is a physically delivered contract, basis FOB Fujairah (ADNOC) loading terminal, UAE. The futures contract will provide users with an effective hedging instrument for Arab Gulf crude oil

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MiFID II position limit regime

MIFID II

The EU has recently adopted amendments to the position limit regime for commodity derivatives in Directive 2014/65/EU (MiFID II), which in Norway has been implemented in Chapter 15 of the Securities Trading Act.

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CFTC Charges Former Fuel Oil Trader with Manipulating Fuel Oil Benchmark

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CFTC issued an order filing and settling charges against Emilio José Heredia Collado of Lafayette, California for engaging in attempted manipulation and manipulation of a U.S. price-assessment benchmark relating to physical fuel oil products.

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FIA announces 2021 Futures Hall of Fame inductees

FIA Futures Hall of Fame

FIA today announced the induction of eight new members into the FIA Futures Hall of Fame. This year’s class joins 157 other honorees in the Hall of Fame, which was established in 2005 on FIA’s 50th anniversary.

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14th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting

OPEC

The 14th Meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC Ministers took place via video conference on Thursday March 4, 2021, under the Chairmanship of HRH Prince Abdul Aziz bin Salman

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WTI Crude Oil Price Forecasts

WTI Crude Oil Price Forecasts

WTI Crude Oil Price Forecasts. Morgan Stanley Raised WTI Price Forecast To 62.50/bb in Q2 2021 from USD 52.50, and to $67.50 for Q3 2021

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Copper Price Hits 9-year Highs

Copper price

Copper price hits 9-year highs amid strong demand for manufactured goods and China's strong economic rebound after the coronavirus health crisis.

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Update of position limits for certain commodity derivative contracts

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published updated position limits for certain commodity derivative contracts traded on ICE Futures Europe.

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