Commodities & Commodity Derivatives

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Investing in commodities has become a more complex procedure in recent years as the number of products that are open to commodities investment has increased.

On a basic level, commodities investment means investing in something that can be standardised, such as oil; regardless of which company extracts the oil from the ground and delivers it to where it’s needed, the end product is pretty much the same. In order to be viable as part of the commodities market, it must meet an agreed basic level of quality, but beyond that the definition can be increasingly flexible at the potential to standardise products increases. MORE…

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Investing in commodities continues to be a wise decision for 2018, according to investment bank Goldman Sachs, which has been flying the flag for the alternative asset class for some time now. The overriding reason for the bank’s bullishness is its prediction that commodity prices will continue to rise in

One of Europe’s largest asset managers is planning to launch Europe’s first mutual fund based on bitcoin, building on the market’s growing interest in cryptocurrency. Tobam, a Paris-based investment bank that currently has around $9 billion (£6.8 billion) of assets under management, will soon launch an unregulated bitcoin fund that

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