Commodities & Commodity Derivatives

commodity alternative investments

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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copper prices

Copper and other metal prices rose in May following the release of strong economic data from the US, according to data from the London Metal Exchange. Figures show copper prices shot up 0.53 per cent to $5,613 per metric ton in trading in mid-May before settling down to $5,586 by Jun 6th.  Meanwhile

canada investment

Canada has been ranked the world’s fifth best investment destination thanks to improving macro economic indicators and growing optimism, according to a new survey of business executives. Commissioned by accounting firm Ernst & Young, the Canadian Capital Confidence Barometer survey is the second consecutive study to rank Canada among the

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