UK issuers unveil inflation-busters

The Barclays’ product offers exposure to a basket of 15 commodities divided into precious metals, base metals, energy and agricultural and livestock sectors. Investors receive 115% participation in the basket, with a 100% capital guarantee at the product’s five-year maturity. Food inflation alone hit 8.7% in May, according to the Office for National Statistics, while electricity, gas and other fuels have now reached 11.2% on the year. This represents an 8.3% rise on April’s figures. The high