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Feb 26 2008 | 11:04am ET
Barclays Capital has launched a new commodity index that will exploit the growth and demand for commodities.
The Commodities Out-Performance Roll Adjusted Liquid Strategy Index is looking to give investors exposure to 12 individual liquid commodities based on fundamental and technical analysis. It will also aiming to generate alpha in “differing market cycles including stagnant or falling markets utilizing a long-short strategy,” according to the bank.
“The price appreciation that the commodity markets has seen is based on strong fundamental factors such as, rapid growth in emerging economies and sustained demand from developed countries versus the numerous constraints that continue to hamper supply growth,” said Kevin Norrish, director of commodities research at Barclays Capital. “Consequently, commodity prices will continue to face upward pressure.”
Barclays will provide data, analytics and support for these indexes.
Jul 8 2014 | 10:48am ET
The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…