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Extreme market risk is hardly new for manufacturers, merchants and end-users in the agricultural commodity markets. Heightened commodity price volatility directly and indirectly affects profitability, which then complicates purchasing, budgeting and other...
Despite a near-impossible pricing environment, issuers continue to offer investors returns on FTSE 100-based products, with a few surprise exotics.
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