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Platts Launches Platts Analytics for Commodity Markets

Platts, a provider of information to the energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture industries, as well as a source of benchmark prices for the physical and futures markets, has launched Platts Analytics.

The new initiative combines the company's analytical capabilities into a new product portfolio, which is intended to help customers make better-informed trading and business decisions. The offering allows them to better understand the drivers of, and contributing factors to, the supply-and-demand dynamics that drive commodity prices, Platts said. Platts Analytics helps producers, analysts and traders across global commodities markets to create more sophisticated scenario models, the company said. They can better decide when to invest or divest, while assessing the impact of policy, technology and economic trends on market prices and commodity asset values.

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The new initiative combines the company's analytical capabilities into a new product portfolio, which is intended to help customers make better-informed trading and business decisions. The offering allows them to better understand the drivers of, and contributing factors to, the supply-and-demand dynamics that drive commodity prices, Platts said. Platts Analytics helps producers, analysts and traders across global commodities markets to create more sophisticated scenario models, the company said. They can better decide when to invest or divest, while assessing the impact of policy, technology and economic trends on market prices and commodity asset values.

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