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: Crude futures were slightly higher late in European afternoon
trading as dollar strength kept a lid on prices. At 1505 GMT NYMEX December
crude was 5 cents higher at $50.67/b after tradin...
Front-month WTI and Brent frontline Houston swaps drifted between gains and
losses Friday and ended the week 1% higher. The front-month WTI frontline
swap and the Brent frontline Houston swap were ass...
Liquidity in the fuel oil swap market continued to be thin Friday as traders
and brokers took a break to attend a fuel oil conference in Miami over the
weekend. The highest value recorded Friday for t...
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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