Platts Creates Commodities Analytics Arm

The new division will combine tools created in-house with others resulting from acquisitions.

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The vendor will introduce a number of analytical and forecasting capabilities, drawn together from various parts of the organization—both developed in-house and resulting from key acquisitions—that will underpin the suite of tools, allowing global commodity markets participants to create scenarios for testing their strategies, including when to invest or divest, and for assessing the impact of policy, technology and economic trends on market prices and commodity asset values, says Martin Fraenke