Commodities as an asset class


Commodities are attracting a growing number of institutional investors. Over the past five years the largest pension funds and endowments allocated a small part of their assets (typically 1%-3%) to commodities.

A number of smaller pension funds are contemplating a similar move. The decision to invest in commodities hinges on two issues:

• Do commodity futures benefit a strategic portfolio?

• Is now an opportune time to invest in commodities?

The first question has been the subject of interesting

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