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  1. 23. November 2020 14:34
    Intraday power traders: is your performance where you want it to be? Or is there room for improvement? What if you could react faster, step back from the basics like position closing and put your energy into advanced strategies to enhance your bottom line?
  2. 23. October 2020 10:30
    An Update on the IBOR Transition Compass 1. FORRS Recap After multiple fraudulent actions affecting LIBOR, one of the most important benchmarks in the financial world will vanish. With precise dates and circumstances still unknown, there will be an enormous impact on trading, valuation, risk, and other activities reaching from front to back office. It […]
  3. 22. September 2020 8:26
    Before the end of the year 1999, people using IT systems across industries feared that systems would take serious damage from the so-called Y2K effect (many applications stored dates with only two digits representing the year and it could happen that “1.1.00” was interpreted by the system as Jan 1st, 1900 instead of Jan 1st, […]
  4. 21. June 2020 12:07
    Die Börsenpreiskopplung und was sich verändert Am 11.05.2020 wurde ein Vorschlag der regelzonenverantwortlichen deutschen Übertragungsnetzbetreiber zur Anpassung des reBAP genehmigt. Mit dem 01.07.2020 trat diese aktualisierte Regelung in Kraft. Sie beinhaltet die Anpassung der sogenannten Börsenpreiskopplung, einer von fünf Berechnungsschritten zur Ermittlung des Ausgleichsenergiepreises. Allgemeine Motivation der Börsenpreiskopplung Das Ziel der Börsenpreiskopplung besteht darin, in […]
  5. 10. June 2020 13:16
    Details der Reform und Ausblick auf die Entwicklungen des europäischen Regelenergiemarktes 1. Einführung des deutschen Regelarbeitsmarktes FCR – Frequency Containment Reserves / PRL – Primärregelleistung aFRR – automatic Frequency Restoration Reserves / SRL – Sekundärregelleistung mFRR – manual Frequency Restoration Reserves / MRL – Minutenregelleistung Am 23.11.2017 gab die Europäische Kommission mit der Verordnung 2017/2195 […]
  6. 7. April 2020 13:20
    IBOR Transition Compass 1. How will the LIBOR Endgame play out? In January the UK Working Group on Risk-Free Reference Rates (RFR) declared the cessation of GBP LIBOR-based cash products by end of Q3 2020 their top priority. Therefore, when it comes to predicting the future of LIBOR after 2021 only two options are viable. […]
  7. 10. March 2020 13:17
    Was dahinter steckt und wie der Preis für Ausgleichsenergie berechnet wird Im Rahmen der Weiterentwicklung des Ausgleichsenergiesystems haben sich die deutschen Übertragungsnetzbetreiber zum 01.02.2020 auf ein verändertes Berechnungsmodell zur reBAP-Bestimmung geeinigt. Das Bilanzkreis- und Ausgleichsenergiesystem ist ein zentrales Instrument zur Synchronisierung von Strommärkten.Lernen Sie in unserem Beitrag mehr darüber, was der reBAP ist, wie der […]
  8. 29. January 2020 16:12
    A big change is going to take place in the German gas market in 2021. The market areas Gaspool (GPL) and NetConnect Germany (NCG) are facing a convergence to one single market area, called “Trading Hub Europe” (THE). The German gas grid access regulation constitutes a convergence of the market areas until latest 1st of […]
  9. 21. November 2019 15:07
    The FORRS Maturity Model helps your organization to find its right maturity level of automated trading strategies. Level 1 of our Maturity Model introduces automated order placement and order execution which is the key component for a fast, efficient and more profitable energy trading landscape across different commodities – and the basis of any further […]
  10. 12. August 2019 12:06
    Die Stadtwerke Kiel und die EWE TRADING nutzen ab sofort eine mit der Unternehmensberatung FORRS gemeinschaftlich weiterentwickelte Software zum Management energiewirtschaftlicher Zeitreihen. Die Grundlage dieser Datenplattform ließen die Kieler Stadtwerke im Rahmen der Vermarktung ihres neuen, hochmodernen Küstenkraftwerks entwickeln. Zusammen mit EWE TRADING entstand hieraus nun eine moderne Plattform für schnellere Handelsgeschäfte. „Wir standen vor […]
  11. 7. August 2019 13:58
    The FORRS Maturity Model helps your organization find its right maturity level of automated trading strategies. Level 3 of our Maturity Model explains how to replicate and outperform commodity indices by using automated energy trading. Commodity indices are a common way to reduce price risk in wholesale commodity trading. Instead of agreeing on a fixed […]
  12. 2. July 2019 12:00
    Almost 2 years before IFRS9 becomes effective for insurances, software provider require the introduction of Lot-Accounting for bond portfolios. Read more about alternative options for capturing prospective impairments. Read more
  13. 29. May 2019 13:54
    Almost 2 years before IFRS9 becomes effective for insurances, software provider require the introduction of Lot-Accounting for bond portfolios. Read more about alternative options for capturing prospective impairments. Read more
  14. 17. January 2019 9:44
    Scope of application General Trading book / Banking book boundary: Several clarifications regarding presumptive lists, explicit process for respective deviation Treatment of fund positions: Softer criteria for trading book allocation Structural FX positions: Limit for exclusion now linked to FX sensitivity of capital ratio (approval by supervisor needed) Internal Model Revised P&L attribution test metrics: […]

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