50.00 0.43%



125.00 1.95%

Iron Ore


0.23 0.40%

Sing 380


#N/A #N/A

Coking Coal


0.00 0.00%

Nola Urea


1.00 0.52%

Looking downstream to trade upstream in the freight market

Trading and news vendors have hugely simplified the process of looking at currency markets, bond markets and stock indices to make real-time decisions. Commodity traders too, can benefit hugely by looking ‘downstream’ to help define market moves they are expecting in the near future.

Coking coal: a Chinese summer - an Indian autumn?

To judge by the recent price moves in coking coal, the commodity seems to be taking a rocket trip to the moon: the only way is up. But the future could be more complicated.

Where now for the great commodity surge?

Where now for the great commodities surge?

At the beginning of 2016 analysts were unanimous that oil would have a poor first half and iron ore would be the worst performing commodity on the block. Clearly the commodities markets didn’t receive the memo.

Freight Rate Volatility: inevitable or the function of a broken market?

The container market has never been so transparent, but one issue remains: volatility.

FIS scoops first place in SGX AsiaClear commodity markets

Freight Investor Services, the global leader in dry bulk derivatives, has been named as 2015’s top inter-dealer broker in an unprecedented seven product categories by Singapore clearing house SGX AsiaClear.

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