A key question for any market during times of uncertainty and volatility is what is happening to liquidity?
Over recent weeks commodity prices, and particularly oil markets, have seen unprecedented volatility. Although the forward view may become clearer, there is still huge uncertainty around fundamentals in the months ahead. S&P Global Platts has a unique insight into several key commodity markets through its Market on Close (MOC) assessment process.
The MOC is the core process through which Platts assesses several commodity benchmarks. This involves companies submitting firm bids, offers and trades for publication in a transparent environment across a range of commodities including crude, oil products, biofuels, metals, petrochemicals and LNG. The process is voluntary, and the data itRead More »