Fri, Feb 12, 2016
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

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

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

amb
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......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Credit Suisse cherry picks hedge fund ideas[more]

    From FT.com: Credit Suisse Asset Management plans to cherry pick profitable concepts from hedge funds with the launch in Europe of a “best ideas” strategy. The investment arm of the Swiss bank said the strategy will separate it from other funds blighted by “overcrowding problems”. It comes at a time

  2. Investing - Hedge funds bet on risks in U.S. blue-chip debt, Hedge funds bets against bank credit risk paying off, Tiger Global still likes Internet names, gets pointers from Jeter[more]

    Hedge funds bet on risks in U.S. blue-chip debt From WSJ.com: Hedge funds are betting the next bond sector to crack will be the $4.5 trillion market for the safest U.S. corporate debt. New York’s Perry Capital has placed a $1 billion wager against investment-grade bonds issued by 10 comp

  3. Short Selling - Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass is shorting real estate—again, Top US hedge fund has €80m short position in Paddy Power Betfair[more]

    Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass is shorting real estate—again From Fortune.com: He also predicted the mortgage crisis in 2008. Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass, who runs Dallas-based Hayman Capital, tanked the stock of a little-known real estate financier Friday by revealing that he is shorting

  4. Investing - Real estate secondaries sole 'bright spot' in 2015, As hedge funds stumble, one firm prepares to buy illiquid stakes[more]

    Real estate secondaries sole 'bright spot' in 2015 From IPE.com: The secondary market for property was the sole “bright spot” over the course of 2015, as hedge fund secondaries saw deals fall by two-thirds, according to a wide-ranging survey of the market. Setter Capital said 2015 saw th

  5. Asia - Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass estimates China's foreign reserves below critical level[more]

    From Nasdaq.com: Investor Kyle Bass stepped up his attack on China's currency, arguing in an investor letter distributed Wednesday that the second-largest economy's foreign reserves are "already below a critical level." The comments mark the latest effort by hedge funds and other investors to raise