Isda seeks to dispel speculation myths with commodity website

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Isda trying to extend its reach with commodity website

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association is playing a more active role in the impassioned debate on the impact of speculation on global commodity prices, setting up a new website designed to dispel what it sees as myths about the impact of investor activity.

In a blog post on January 18, the industry group announced the launch of commodityfact.org, which intends to “address misperceptions about commodities markets and to explain the wider role of commodity investing”, according to Isd