Gartner Research

Market Definition: Commodity Trading and Risk Management Platforms

Published: 24 November 2008

ID: G00162561

Analyst(s): Keith Harrison , Douglas McKibben, David Furlonger


This document describes the commodity trading and risk management platform systems market. For future Gartner research this domain can be defined as covering those platforms capable of managing multiple commodity-related physical and financial positions.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • CTRM Platform — Core Functional Requirements
    • Transaction/Deal Capture
    • Trader Tools/Analytics
    • Position Management and Reporting
    • Risk Management and Reporting
    • Straight-Through Processing
    • Integration
  • CTRM Platform Market Dynamics
    • Energy and Commodity Markets
    • The Rise of CO2 Trading
    • Market Maturity
    • Software as a Service
    • Increasing SI and Consultancy CTRM Capabilities
    • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • CTRM Platform Vendors

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