Soft commodities are 'a better story than metals and gold'

Soft commodities such as corn are tempting retail investors

The number of recent structured products that offer exposure to soft commodities suggest increasing interest from the retail market in investing in the asset class.

The types of products being released include index-tracker certificates offering exposure to a suite of soft commodities, an uncapped five-year growth plan with capital at risk which is linked to the performance of an equally weighted basket of four agricultural commodities, and a three-year capital-protected deposit plan linked to t

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