Sat, Dec 20, 2014
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. Investing - Big hedge funds win again on PetSmart, Riverbed, RBS sells real estate loans to hedge fund Cerberus, Talisman energy speculation: Which hedge funds could benefit?[more]

    Big hedge funds win again on PetSmart, Riverbed From CNBC.com: Another week, another set of wins for activist investors. On Sunday, pet supply retailer PetSmart agreed to the largest leveraged buyout of the year at $8.7 billion. Hedge fund firm JANA Partners had been pushing for a sale a

  2. Outlook - Hedge fund manager who remembers 1998 rout says prepare for pain, Bond guru Bill Gross predicts U.S. economic growth to dip to 2%[more]

    Hedge fund manager who remembers 1998 rout says prepare for pain From Bloomberg.com: Stephen Jen landed in Hong Kong in early January 1997 as Morgan Stanley’s newly minted exchange-rate strategist for Asia. He was soon working around the clock when investors began targeting the region’s

  3. Investing - Hedge funds get boost from healthcare in 2014, Paulson & Co takes stake in Salix on heels of inventory issues[more]

    Hedge funds get boost from healthcare in 2014 From Valuewalk.com: The healthcare sector started the year on a turbulent note, as stocks of many major biotechnology companies were battered. However, most of the players in this sector have bounced back. The BarclayHedge Healthcare & Biotec

  4. Opalesque Exclusive: U.S. legal receivables fund launched in August[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: Investing in asset-backed receivables is a strategy that has been an integral part of the alternative investment space within the overall fixed income asset c

  5. Comment - High fees and low performance hit hedge funds[more]

    From FT.com: Disenchantment over high fees and lackluster performance may finally be turning the tide against hedge funds, fresh data suggest. Despite generally weak returns since the global financial crisis, hedge funds have enjoyed positive net inflows every year since 2010. This helped assets und