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Commodity recovery to continue although geopolitics acts as source of volatility
Commodities Research – Commodity recovery to continue although geopolitics acts as source of volatility
Industrial metals likely to lead commodity performance in 2018 on the back of tight supply and demand continuing to rise.
Monetary conditions likely to weigh on gold although geopolitical risks are holding prices up for now.
Planned production curbs and geopolitics currently keeping oil prices high; US production likely to expand.
Commodities are in a third year of a recovery, after a five year slump. Being largely a cyclical asset …
Commodities buck cyclical shakedown
Commodity Monthly Monitor – Commodities buck cyclical shakedown
Your reference guide to commodity markets. Includes the latest outlook for each commodity sector and major developments for individual commodities.
After capitulating in 2017, agricultural prices are picking up momentum in 2018.
Industrial metals continue to outperform based on strong fundamentals.
The energy complex was a drag on commodity performance last month.
Silver prices to play catch up as fundamentals improve.
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While the S&P500, cryptocurrencies and bond prices fell last month, commodities posted gains. The S&P500 volatility index is now back to …
The potential benefits of real assets in a portfolio
ETF Securities Portfolio Insights – The potential benefits of real assets in a portfolio
Up 1.4% since the end of 2015, the surge in US inflation benefitted most to commodities, up 16.3% on average, followed by natural resources stocks with 6.2%.
Following its rally in 2017, the upside potential of equities is questioned for 2018. Our simulated real asset portfolio allows for higher diversification and lower downside risk.
Based on historic simulations, an allocation of 20% in the real asset portfolio from a portfolio of …
A mixed outlook for commodities in 2018
Commodities have enjoyed a great start to 2018, from the low point mid-December they have rallied 6.5%, the performance has been broad-based too, driven not only by the Iran issues inflating the oil price but a rally in industrial/precious metals and agriculture. A mixed outlook for commodities in 2018.
We are wary of some who are interpreting this as being a positive sign for broad commodities this year. Commodities as an asset class are a very heterogeneous group and we expect varied performance from each. …
Overweight industrial metals and underweight energy
ETF Securities Portfolio Insights: Overweight industrial metals and underweight energy
For the third quarter 2017, our equity model suggests increasing allocation in US large caps and French equities while underweighting emerging market stocks mainly.
The bond model proposes keeping the weights unchanged compared to the benchmark while our contrarian model on commodities underweights energy, overweighting industrial metals, precious metals and livestock.
Our tactical portfolio outperformed the strategic and the 60/40 benchmarks by 0.9% and 0.5% per year respectively, improving the Sharpe by 36% on average.
Political uncertainties around the …