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Category Archives: Shanghai Futures Exchange

The Gold-Backed-Oil-Yuan Futures Contract Myth

On September 1, 2017, the Nikkei Asian Review published an article titled, “China sees new world order with oil benchmark backed by gold”, written by Damon Evans. Just below the headline in the introduction it states, “China is expected shortly to launch a crude oil futures contract priced in yuan and convertible into gold in […]

De-Dollarization Accelerates: China Readies Yuan-Priced Crude Oil Benchmark Backed By Gold

Authored by Tsvetana Paraskova via OilPrice.com, The world’s top oil importer, China, is preparing to launch a crude oil futures contract denominated in Chinese yuan and convertible into gold, potentially creating the most important Asian oil benchmark and allowing oil exporters to bypass U.S.-dollar denominated benchmarks by trading in yuan, Nikkei Asian Review reports. The […]

Commodity Carnage Crushes Trumpflation Hopes: “Everyone’s Nervous The Bottom Is Falling Out”

Another night of ugliness in Asia as the 'froth' is blasted out of the exuberant hot-money-chased commodity markets. Chinese steel and iron ore futures tumbled on Wednesday to the lowest prices in months as market sentiment turned bearish on the demand outlook. As Reuters reports, China's producer price inflation cooled for the first time in […]

China Mulling Opening SHFE to Foreign Investment

mineweb.com / By Dorothy Kosich / June 1, 2012 If China’s regulators are amenable to the necessary legal changes, the Shanghai Futures Exchange could eventually compete with the LME, both in China and offshore. RENO (MINEWEB) – The London Metal Exchange says China is showing a “much more open attitude” toward the notion of allowing the […]

SHFE paves the way for silver futures

Global Times | April 18, 2012 22:08 By Wang Fei’er in Shanghai The Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE), China’s largest market for commodities, issued a draft Tuesday, outlining the upcoming launch of the exchange’s silver contract, China Securities Journal reported Wednesday. The launch of silver futures trading on the SHFE will help silver-related companies hedge against […]