Platts Commodity Risk Solutions provides risk valuation inputs to support P&L valuations, risk measurement, risk management, and (mark-to-market) fair value financial disclosures. Independently and transparently produced – and delivered in a way that is easy for you to embed into your daily workflow – Platts forward price assessments and other inputs help you decipher the market and make valuations to better align risk tolerance with business strategy.
Every day, we provide producers, processors, marketers and traders, consumers, and investors across the globe with forward curves, custom curves, and analytical data across a range of commodities.
CRUDE SWAPS: Brent crude rose sharply Thursday to its highest level this year
as the oil complex continued to strengthen following OPEC's agreement to cut
production for the first time since 2008. The...
Market participants continued to react Thursday to an OPEC agreement to cut
production by 1.2 million b/d to 32.5 million b/d Wednesday, extending gains
to a year-to-date high for both WTI and Brent s...
Front-month jet fuel swaps fell Thursday on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts,
with swaps on the West Coast moving in the opposite direction. The
front-month USAC jet fuel swap fell to a 12 cents/gal disco...
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A forward price is the price today for an obligation to be performed
on a specified date in the future. This may be for the physical delivery of a commodity to a specified location, or the financial exchange of fixed price and floating price payments with reference to a notional quantity of a commodity.
A forward price curve shows tradable prices for the same obligation for a series of future dates. It is not a forecast. A forward price curve plots the current price points for the same obligation over a range of dates. It is a measure of market prices at the date of the curve for a series of future