The case for commodities

Norrish, Kevin; Clark, Angela
August 2008
Money Management;8/28/2008 Technical Advisor, p7
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the benefits of including commodities in portfolio investments. It cites that commodities as an asset have proven to be the most effective hedge against inflation. According to the article, the diversification benefit of including commodities in a portfolio is clear from the historic negative correlations. It also states that an allocation to commodities of approximately 10 per cent improves the risk/return profile of a traditional portfolio.


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