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Helixtapping the Industry
Helixtapping the Industry
Hello 2022!
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  • Hello 2022!

    Hello 2022!

    Jan 7, 2022 • 16:38

    Our co-founders Farah (CEO) and Brian (Chairman) discuss why they started Helixtap Technologies, share their insights on key events in 2021 in the rubber and commodities industry, and predict what's in store for the markets in 2022

  • Are we at the brink of a rubber supercycle?

    Are we at the brink of a rubber supercycle?

    Feb 21, 2022 • 16:38

    Chairman and Co-Founder of Helixtap Technologies, Brian Miller, discusses the factors driving physical rubber prices higher - inflation, rising freight costs, labour shortages, and so on. Tune in to find out if we really are at the brink of a rubber supercycle! [0:02:28] What does 'transitory' mean when discussing the…

  • Supply chain snags seen stretching through 2022 – Is rubber in trouble?

    Supply chain snags seen stretching through 2022 – Is rubber in trouble?

    Mar 31, 2022 • 16:24

    Our CEO, Farah, and Alvin, Director of Data and Business Development, discuss the impacts of Russia-Ukraine on rubber and oil prices, supply chains, and how data can be used to futureproof businesses. [0:01:48] Russia's impact on rubber and other commodities [0:04:15] Supply chain disruptions and inflation [0:08:47] Impact of volatility…

  • China's Covid Lockdowns - Impacts on the Rubber Market

    China's Covid Lockdowns - Impacts on the Rubber Market

    May 13, 2022 • 8:19

    As the markets were withering through the ripple effects of the Russia and Ukraine conflict, the fear about the economic toll of China’s strict “Zero Covid” policy is ripping through the rubber market.

  • World Rubber Summit 2022 Round Up

    World Rubber Summit 2022 Round Up

    Jun 6, 2022 • 15:03

    Sustainability has been at the forefront of discourse in recent years across a wide range of industries. The Helixtap team discusses key lessons from the World Rubber Summit 2022 and the integral role data plays in solving unsustainable practices and meeting ESG-related goals - from climate change and alleviation to…

  • Seasonal analysis: May 2022 futures and physical prices

    Seasonal analysis: May 2022 futures and physical prices

    Jul 8, 2022 • 8:10

    A seasonal analysis on how SICOM TSR20's first position prices for May 2022 were trading at its lowest monthly average in the past 12 months, and how this impacted physical rubber prices

  • Forecasting models in rubber and the greater commodities sector

    Forecasting models in rubber and the greater commodities sector

    Aug 12, 2022 • 15:35

    Lead Quantitative Strategist and advisor to Helixtap Technologies, Dr. Belal Baaquie, discuses how quantitative forecasting is impacting different commodities, the future of rubber, and the methodology behind Helixtap's proprietary forecasting model

Forecasting models in rubber and the greater commodities sector

Helixtapping the Industry
Helixtapping the Industry
Forecasting models in rubber and the greater commodities sector
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Lead Quantitative Strategist and advisor to Helixtap Technologies, Dr. Belal Baaquie, discuses how quantitative forecasting is impacting different commodities, the future of rubber, and the methodology behind Helixtap's proprietary forecasting model

Seasonal analysis: May 2022 futures and physical prices

Helixtapping the Industry
Helixtapping the Industry
Seasonal analysis: May 2022 futures and physical prices
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A seasonal analysis on how SICOM TSR20's first position prices for May 2022 were trading at its lowest monthly average in the past 12 months, and how this impacted physical rubber prices

World Rubber Summit 2022 Round Up

Helixtapping the Industry
Helixtapping the Industry
World Rubber Summit 2022 Round Up
/

Sustainability has been at the forefront of discourse in recent years across a wide range of industries. The Helixtap team discusses key lessons from the World Rubber Summit 2022 and the integral role data plays in solving unsustainable practices and meeting ESG-related goals - from climate change and alleviation to facilitating a circular economy. [00:01:50] The changing demands in the tyre industry [00:04:25] Climate change impacting the supply chain and the greater rubber industry [00:06:25] Sustainability trends in the rubber industry [00:10:10] Data and digitisation creating a sustainable ecosystem

China's Covid Lockdowns - Impacts on the Rubber Market

Helixtapping the Industry
Helixtapping the Industry
China's Covid Lockdowns - Impacts on the Rubber Market
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As the markets were withering through the ripple effects of the Russia and Ukraine conflict, the fear about the economic toll of China’s strict “Zero Covid” policy is ripping through the rubber market.

Supply chain snags seen stretching through 2022 – Is rubber in trouble?

Helixtapping the Industry
Helixtapping the Industry
Supply chain snags seen stretching through 2022 – Is rubber in trouble?
/

Our CEO, Farah, and Alvin, Director of Data and Business Development, discuss the impacts of Russia-Ukraine on rubber and oil prices, supply chains, and how data can be used to futureproof businesses. [0:01:48] Russia's impact on rubber and other commodities [0:04:15] Supply chain disruptions and inflation [0:08:47] Impact of volatility in freight on rubber [0:11:49] Using data to navigate through an uncertain market

Are we at the brink of a rubber supercycle?

Helixtapping the Industry
Helixtapping the Industry
Are we at the brink of a rubber supercycle?
/

Chairman and Co-Founder of Helixtap Technologies, Brian Miller, discusses the factors driving physical rubber prices higher - inflation, rising freight costs, labour shortages, and so on. Tune in to find out if we really are at the brink of a rubber supercycle! [0:02:28] What does 'transitory' mean when discussing the phenomena of supercycles? [0:04:14] What is a supercycle, and has this happened in the rubber industry in the past? [0:05:44] What is causing a supercycle - inflation, lack of structural investment, or disrupted supply chains? [0:07:01] What role is COVID-19 playing in creating a supercycle? [0:08:00] What role is inflation playing? [0:09:24] What role is rising interest rates playing? [0:11:46] What role is rising freight costs playing? [0:13:56] Conclusion - is rubber entering a supercycle?

Hello 2022!

Helixtapping the Industry
Helixtapping the Industry
Hello 2022!
/

Our co-founders Farah (CEO) and Brian (Chairman) discuss why they started Helixtap Technologies, share their insights on key events in 2021 in the rubber and commodities industry, and predict what's in store for the markets in 2022