Tag: USA

S&P Global Ratings reports on the impact of battery development on U.S. utilities, covered by the specialist press

Advances in battery technology may have some major ramifications for the U.S. electric utility industry, says Gabe Grosberg, director, S&P Global Ratings. In two reports, Grosberg notes that the falling cost of large-scale batteries has rendered America’s battery market an avenue for growth. Meanwhile, market interest could increase further thanks to the growing interest in …

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SFS’ Roland Chalons-Browne discusses successful approaches to smart manufacturing on LinkedIn Pulse

Smart technology holds much promise for manufacturers – not only facilitating new and innovative products, but also generating considerable internal efficiencies and cost reductions, writes Roland Chalons-Browne on LinkedIn Pulse. This potential has seen the US and Germany, two of the world’s foremost manufacturing powerhouses, take very different approaches to implementing smart processes. In the US, …

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Tradeweb launches US ETF trading platform

Yesterday saw Tradeweb launch a new electronic over-the-counter marketplace for U.S.-listed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) – offering access to 11 leading liquidity suppliers, along with solutions for pre-trade price transparency and operational efficiency. “We have introduced a very efficient way of trading U.S.-listed ETFs electronically, leveraging our technology and network to support a competitive and liquid over-the-counter marketplace,” …

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City AM speaks to Natixis’ Abhishek Deshpande on potential OPEC and Russia deal

OPEC’s dominance as the world’s foremost oil producer has been gradually eroded by technology advances in expensive shale oil drilling over the last two decades, from 60% to around 30% – mostly from the US and Russia. In light of this, a deal between Russia and OPEC to reduce output has been suggested. However, Abhishek Deshpande, lead oil …

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Tradeweb’s Andrew Bernard writes in Regulation Asia about how regulation is accelerating uptake of e-trading

Regulation and innovation are working in concert to promote greater transparency, efficiency and liquidity in derivatives markets, says Andrew Bernard, head of Asia at Tradeweb, writing in Regulation Asia. Legislators around the world are working to realise the commitment made by G20 nations at Pittsburgh in 2009, which requires all standardised OTC-derivatives trades to be executed on electronic platforms, cleared …

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