Energy firms increase use of trade surveillance technology

Robotic process automation could be next step for trade surveillance

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Growing numbers of energy firms are installing trade surveillance technology to monitor for market abuse, according to an annual energy trading and risk management software survey carried out by Energy Risk magazine.

The percentage of respondents saying their firm uses trade surveillance technology has more than doubled over the last three years of the survey to stand at 26% – up from 15% last year and 12% in 2015.

“The uptake of trade surveillance technology is definitely increasing,” says Da