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EDHEC- Risk seminar examines all aspects of long term rise in commodity prices

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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Joelle Miffre
By Beverly Chandler, Opalesque London:

October sees a timely seminar from EDHEC- Risk Institute on commodities, in the light of increasing coverage of an expected long term rise in commodity prices, as reported in Opalesque earlier this month.

Joëlle Miffre, PhD, Professor of Finance at EDHEC Business School and a Member of EDHEC-Risk Institute will lead the Advanced Commodity Investment Seminar in New York on the 29th to the 30th of October. As a leading expert in commodity research, her work focuses on the management and pricing of commodities and equities. The intensive seminar is designed to equip participants with a comprehensive overview of commodities markets and investments, detailed knowledge of commodity futures pricing, and state-of-the art techniques for strategic and tactical asset allocation to commodities. It also sheds academic light on the financialisation of commodity markets and the role of speculators.

In an interview with Opalesque, Miffre said: "Commodities are a growing asset class so this seminar generates a lot of interest."

She agrees that over the longer term, the physics of supply and demand will ensure commodity prices will continue to rise. "In the long r......................

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