Derivatives

223 white papers and resources

Risk Library provides derivatives white papers which consider current issues and thinking, market conditions and how derivatives can be used to their best effect. In Business, a derivative is a form of contract where its value is derived from the value of underlying assets. Derivatives can be used to both hedge risk and for speculation. The most common types of derivatives are futures, options, forwards and swaps.

The role of markets in the Energy Transition

Harnessing the “power of markets” is critical to meeting growing energy demand, while reducing pollution in the most efficient manner possible. Gordon Bennett, Managing Director of Utility Markets at ICE examines the impact of the energy transition on various energy uses, and the role of markets to…