Reuters was first with the news that Mexico completed its 2019 oil hedge, the world’s largest sovereign derivatives trade, at an average of $55 per barrel, placing the equivalent of $1.23 billion in put options. Mexico hedges its crude every year and deals are closely watched by the market since the trades are big enough to affect prices. The program is a longstanding part of Mexico’s strategy for safeguarding oil revenues from market volatility.
Reuters first with the news as Mexico hedges 2019 oil at $55 per barrel, spends $1.2 billion on options
10 January 2019, 12:00 am 1 minute
Topics of Interest: Politics
Type: Reuters Best
Sectors: Commodities & Energy