What We Do
EOXLive is an advanced Hybrid Voice/Electronic Trading Platform specifically created by OTC Global Holdings to deliver unparalleled insight, pre-trade and last-traded information and unmatched liquidity for commodity markets. The platform provides a transparent view of market events, and allows clients to execute complex orders online.
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MARKET DATA SERVICES
Each day, OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH) executes hundreds of orders within the family of energy brokerage companies, which enables the market data team to offer:
- Aggregated historical trade/quote data across all OTCGH entities
- Algorithmically generated forward curves and implied vols.
- End of day reports for: Natural Gas, Power, NGL, Refined Products, and Crude Oil
- Intraday reports for: hourly Henry Hub implied volatilities
EOX Holdings, LLC is registered as an Introducing Broker with the CFTC and a member of the NFA. EOX Introducing Broker (IB) Services:
- Introducing emerging commodity Hedge Funds and CTAs to industry leading FCMs and Service Providers
- Discovering high-pedigree, emerging commodity talent
- Providing Capital Introductions to Fund Managers and CTA’s – whether launching, emerging or expanding fund allocations
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OTC GLOBAL HOLDINGS’ EOXLIVE TO EXHIBIT AT FIA EXPO IN CHICAGO
Leading independent interdealer broker in over-the-counter commodities’ market data platform has grown its business by nearly 30 percent in 2018, will showcase expanded offerings
Chicago (October 15, 2018) – EOXLive, a wholly-owned subsidiary of leading independent interdealer broker in over-the-counter commodities OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH), will be exhibiting at FIA Expo in Chicago on October 16-18. During the conference EOXLive will showcase its EOXLive Market Data offering, which has grown its business by 29 percent in the last nine months, to attendees along with the firm’s proprietary voice and electronic trading platform EOX Active Markets. In addition, representatives will be sharing some of the platform’s latest market data developments such as newly added Coal and Freight Forwards offerings as well as expanded individual offerings in its various asset classes.
“We are looking forward to informing attendees about the latest updates and offerings available on EOXLive during FIA Expo,” Campbell Faulkner, Chief Data Analyst at OTCGH. “It’s been a tremendous year of growth for this platform, and the conference is a perfect venue to share EOXLive’s latest developments, unique features and technical capabilities, while also networking and building new relationships.”
OTCGH Market Data products draw from the deep liquidity of OTCGH’s breadth of brokerages and leverage the company’s well-known EOXLive broking/trading platform which combines the convenience of electronic trading with voice broking’s unique ability to provide market color and create bespoke transactions.
EOXLive recently added Freight Forward Curves and Coal to its continuously expanding suite of data resources from OTCGH, which includes end-of-day forward curve reports for natural gas basis and power forward contracts each with 120 months of monthly granularity from across hundreds of locations, Natural Gas Implied Volatilities product covering basis options markets data, Power Implied Volatilities covering North American electricity options, Natural Gas Liquids Forward Curves, Power/Natural Gas Forward Correlations, Crude Oil Forward Curves, Coal Forward Curves and refined products forward curves.
For more information or to receive free access to EOXLive, visit the EOXLive booth at FIA Expo (#214), http://www.otcgh.com/eox or contact EOXLive via email: email@example.com, or phone: 877-737- 8511.
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There are still several weeks before U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil actually kick in, but expectations of tight crude inventories already have contributed to much of this year’s gain in global prices. The rise has come despite concerns over potentially lower energy demand and plans by two of the world’s biggest producers to boost output.
“The markets are always forward-looking,” said Tamar Essner, energy director at Nasdaq IR Intelligence. “Exports from Iran are already down about 35%, when you look at crude and condensate [a very light oil] together,” since President Donald Trump announced the U.S. withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in May. The deal between Iran and six world powers and the European Union was made to ensure that Tehran’s nuclear program had a peaceful purpose, rather than to make nuclear weapons.
“The market has really been surprised by the degree of enforcement from the U.S.,” Essner said. In the past, she adds, Washington had “targeted reductions in exports” with sanctions, but the current administration has “focused on elimination” of exports from Iran, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ third-largest producer.
Nations such as South Korea have reached full compliance with the sanctions, and “critically, we’ve also seen China already showing signs of reducing their level of imports,” Essner said, noting that a buildup of Iranian oil in offshore storage shows that “it’s been harder for Iran to find buyers.” U.S. allies have until Nov. 4 to end imports of oil from that country.
Since Trump’s announcement in early May through mid-September, the price of Brent crude LCOX8, -0.01% the global benchmark, climbed roughly 7%. It settled at $78.60 a barrel on Thursday, up about 18% since the year began.
“European companies will almost certainly comply with these sanctions to avoid fines and confrontation with the U.S.,” said Sebastian Leburn, senior portfolio manager of Boston Private. “About a third of Iran oil is exported to Europe, and this is where the curtailment will be most pronounced.” Iran’s crude and condensate exports averaged 1.92 million barrels a day in August, down from 2.32 million in July, according to estimates from S&P Global Platts.
Saudi Arabia and Russia have been trying to ensure market stability in the aftermath of the Iran sanctions, but some question their ability to make up for the lost barrels of crude.
In June, OPEC and allied producers said they would rein in production curbs implemented in January 2017. That could raise daily output by one million barrels, to help offset a possible supply shortage from the Iran sanctions and production losses in Venezuela and elsewhere. A committee of OPEC and non-OPEC producers was expected to discuss how best allocate the production increase at a meeting in Algiers on Sept. 23.
However, it’s doubtful that Saudi Arabia or Russia can make up for the lost oil, maintains Campbell Faulkner, a senior data analyst at EOXLive. “Neither country has the swing production it did a number of years ago.”
It’s more likely that U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude prices CLX8, -0.16% will spike into the $100 range, prompting production from drilled-but-uncompleted wells to ramp up, “along with greater U.S. exports to ease the tight market,” said Faulkner. That “will not replace the totality of the loss, but it, along with marginal production increases globally, can soak the market to prevent” oil from going into the $130 range.
Iran, however, isn’t the only factor that will help guide oil’s direction.
The sanctions probably will remove 1 million to 2 million barrels of oil a day from the market, and that’s obviously very bullish for prices. But the other big factor is the trade war, which is potentially very bearish for crude, because it could dampen demand, Essner says. Trump has imposed tariffs on, and plans even more, on hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of goods from China, the world’s largest energy consumer.
The “bigger factor through the rest of the year is likely demand rather than supply,” said Brian Youngberg, senior energy analyst at Edward Jones, and the “real” threat to oil demand comes from the “broader economic downturn in emerging markets as a whole, not just China.”
OTC GLOBAL HOLDINGS’ FURTHER ENHANCES EOXLIVE PLATFORM WITH INTEGRATION OF REAL-TIME ANALYTICS
HOUSTON (SEPTEMBER 7, 2018) – EOX Holdings LLC (EOX), a subsidiary of leading independent institutional broker of commodities OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH), announced the addition of real-time analytics to its EOXLive platform. Further enhancing customer and broker interaction, the newly added feature will facilitate transactions, provide more market intelligence tools and make it more efficient to execute trades for users.
“Today’s trading landscape is becoming increasingly complicated and competitive, and we are responding by once again doubling down on investment in the EOXLive platform so that users derive even more value,” said Javier Loya, Chairman and Co-CEO of OTCGH. “The new features allow traders and brokers to focus more on deal and order flow as opposed to managing third party pricing systems, enabling users to spend less time in spreadsheets and more time focusing on clean execution in the block market.”
EOXLive, which allows users to trade directly on screen without having to pick up the phone, includes pre-trade markets and last-traded prices for natural gas options and leverages OTCGH’s strong blocks to provide unique market intelligence and transparency. Recent updates to the platform also now automatically load indicative bids and offers from IM blasts, making it easy to manage and execute orders, and provide users instant access via a web-based platform, free embedded option pricing and analytics grids as well as a robust Markets Page.
In addition to natural gas, the EOXLive platform supports trading in the full spectrum of bilateral and exchange-traded commodities, both physical and financial, including power, petrochemical, crude, refined product, metal, agricultural, weather and environmental markets.
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OTC GLOBAL HOLDINGS’ EOXLIVE BROKERS ONE MILLIONTH TRANSACTION
HOUSTON (AUGUST 9, 2018) – EOX Holdings LLC (EOX), a subsidiary of leading independent institutional broker of commodities OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH), announced that on August 6, 2018 its brokers submitted their one millionth transaction.
Launched in 2009 and registered as an Introducing Broker with the National Futures Association, EOX delivers unique and comprehensive market data, introducing broker (IB) services and OTCGH’s EOXLive platform which provides order and trade management, confirms, reporting and clearing for thousands of trader, hedger and market maker accounts by leveraging the liquidity of the firm’s nearly 20 brokerage shops across the commodity spectrum,
“Thanks to the contributions and dedication of our brokers we were able to reach this milestone transaction,” said Javier Loya, Chairman and Co-CEO of OTCGH. “This is yet another example of the truly unique and revolutionary role we are continuing to play in the commodities space.”
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