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Goldman Sachs is offering a basket of commodities in differing proportions for a one-year exposure to oil, copper, platinum, soybeans and cotton. Any fall in the value of the basket brings with it capital loss, but there is no cap on returns
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This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future