The Platts Follow-the-Sun series will offer updated sets of all Platts regional refined products curves at the close of trading in their region with updated assessments in the two other major markets around the world. The Asia curves will be restated at the London close and then again at the New York close. Similarly the EMEA curves will be restated at the New York and Singapore closes, as will Americas be restated at Singapore and London closes.
Extended Time Horizon For Americas Forward Curves
Platts has added more than 1,100 new data points and 35 additional forward curves to its suite of Americas crude oil and refined products forward curves, bringing its total offering to 67 forward price curves.
Platts now publishes assessments for a total of 36 months, 12 calendar quarters and three calendar years forward for Brent,
and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oils swaps, and at least 12 months, and four calendar quarters for a broad range of refined product swaps.
The new Americas data is published daily in
Platts Forward Curve (PFC) Oil Americas
, which contains swaps assessments for fuel oil, heating oil, middle distillates and gasoline, as well as crude oil, crack spreads and time spreads.
The full Platts Forward Curve (PFC)-Oil series, encompassing Asian, European and U.S. crude oil and refined products markets, now includes more than 3,500 data points and 150 forward price curves.
The announced data expansions to the Americas curves follow similar Platts enhancements to the PFC-Oil Asia and PFC-Oil EMEA curves in 2012. Platts' crude oil and refined products assessments are underpinned by a rigorous,
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