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Commodities Focus

Apr 19, 2023

From a dramatic shift in oil trade flows to a series of clean fuel policy reforms, India's energy sector has  been in the spotlight recently. With the country poised for massive growth in energy consumption, lawmakers and corporates are preparing for an energy future that will aim to strike a balance between...


Mar 8, 2023

Algorithmic trading is increasingly a mainstay of European electricity and natural gas trade as major players seek to stay on top of fast-moving, volatile markets.

So-called algos, which make hundreds if not thousands of trades a day, are widely used to balance renewable energy portfolios and bring more liquidity to the...


Dec 22, 2022

As EU sanctions on Russian crude and oil products come into force, the Baltic and Black Sea shipping markets face uncertainty.

In this episode of the Platts Commodities Focus podcast, our EMEA Tanker Editors and Freight Analytics team delve into the challenges and opportunities facing shipowners in these regions. From...


May 26, 2022

The lockdowns in Shanghai have caused significant supply chain disruption around the world, but also falling container rates from their all-time highs.
In this episode of the Commodities Focus podcast, Americas containers editor David Lademan speaks with Asia containers specialist Ayush Verma and managing editor George...


May 4, 2022

High and volatile oil prices exacerbated by the Russia-Ukraine crisis is raising questions as to when and if it will lead to demand destruction and renewed investment in the energy sector. Jeff Currie, head of commodity research at Goldman Sachs talks to associate director Paul Hickin about the infancy of what he...