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Interview at RTS Here is a radio interview on RTS (in french) of Alumni and Management from University of Geneva for the Master in Commodity Trading. Thank you to Shainess Belghazi, Milan Thomas, Eliane Palivoda-Herren and Jean-Paul Vuilliety. This interview was published on Friday 30th of August. Interview: https://www.rts.ch/play/radio/tout-un-monde/audio/le-metier-des-matieres-premieres?id=10654541
On tuesday April 9th, the Credit Suisse forum sets the stage for another successful commodity trading event in Geneva: Trading Forum 2019 organized by the S.R.I.C Foundation (the Swiss Research institute on Commodities) and sponsored by major participants of the industry such as EY, LDC, Mercuria, Credit Suisse, Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) and more. “Be the driver of change and not just an observer” Mr. Esteve, STSA president. The morning plenary session opened with a speech from the newly appointed president of STSA Mr Esteve (ECOM) emphasizing the importance of such venue and the role of the association of [...]
CTA has organized an afterwork drink at the italian bar "La Bocca" on Thursday 21th March. We had over 80 people coming to the event from MAS / DAS students to Alumni. Thank you @Benoît Moget for the video !
IMO 2020 : Challenges and Opportunities The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is implementing a global sulphur cap for marine fuels that will have a significant impact on shipping and commodity markets. On January 1st 2020, ships will have to use marine fuels with a sulphur content of no more than 0.50% against the current limit of 3.5% in order to reduce the amount of sulphur oxide. Shipowners have several options to comply with the new regulations. But all these solutions imply higher freight rates. How would this affect commodity flows? Would this be a catalyst for a global recession? How [...]
CTA Golf Trophy - 2nd Edition After the great success of the first edition with more than 100 participants at the Networking cocktail dinner and 52 players at the tournament, the CTA Geneva is proud to hold its annual GOLF TROPHY in 2019. The Trophy will take place at the Golf & Country Club of Bonmont on Friday, 13th of September 2019. The tournament is open to all professionals working in the industry as well as their business partners. The CTA Geneva is also delighted to announce as “guest of honor” for this second edition, The Propeller Club Geneva. Guest [...]
CTA Golf Trophy - First Edition For the first time ever in Switzerland, a golf tournament where commodity trading companies battle it out on the greens (also open to other industries). Sponsors Event Concept The tournament is played by opposing companies/teams Each company can be represented by one or several teams A team is made of 2 players. One of the players must be employed by the company, the second one could either be another employee or an invitee/business partner There is no restriction regarding the choice of the invitee/business partner Any player can register a team for [...]
Our Alumni were invited by Gunvor to assist the hockey game on Friday 15th February between Genève-Servette HC and HC Davos. Final Score: 2-5 Find more information about Genève-Servette Hockey Club: https://www.gshc.ch
The Rise of China and the End of US Dollar Will the growing financial position of China, new Yuan Denominated Futures and International Sanctions reduce the usage of US Dollars? How will it affect commodity markets? Global Trade patterns are always changing and we are living a new transition. The US Dollar has dominated global transactions for a century but its position is now being challenged. China has become a key trading country and is accounting now for the lion share of commodity flows. China has started to use the YUAN for international transactions and has developed commodity futures denominated [...]