After a period that saw commodity prices and volatilities broadly collapse, there is every indication that commodities are once again an attractive asset class. Prices and volatilities have been rising again across almost all commodities, and investors have been returning in droves. This was demonstrated by the S&P GSCI, having reached a low point in 2016, before climbing relatively steadily ever since. Meanwhile, low interest rates, solid economic growth across the globe and rising corporate earnings have hoisted equities to record levels early in 2018, before losing some luster recently. Commodities, the basic building blocks of civilized life, are again in demand – both from consumers as well as investors.
Continue reading Commodity Trading and Risk Management in a Multi-asset Class Portfolio. This article appeared first on CTRM Center.
Source: CTRM Center