Energy markets, including oil, natural gas and electricity, play a vital role in ensuring stable prices and reliable access to power. FIA advocates for strong, healthy and competitive markets and provides resources and advocacy for members who are involved in energy or energy-related futures, options or other derivatives markets.
Precious and industrial metals are vital commodities for manufacturing, electronics, and jewelry production. FIA provides resources and advocacy for members who are involved in regulated business in metals or metals-related futures, options or other derivatives which are traded on or under the rules of a regulated market or MTF.
Futures, options, and derivatives markets help stabilize prices and adjust for seasonal peaks in supply and demand for agricultural and soft commodities. FIA provides resources and advocacy for members active or interested in agricultural commodities.
Regulators throughout the world, including in the U.S. and Europe, are currently considering whether changes are needed to their respective regulatory regimes that govern the application of speculative position limits to the commodity futures and swaps markets. FIA provides resources for members in today’s dynamic regulatory climate to monitor, assess and comment on rule changes and market developments relating to position limits. These resources have made FIA a global thought leader on position limits and a well-respected industry voice among regulators.