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Expertise on electricity, water and weather related investing

Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Investments in these markets are still considered "exotic" for the great majority of investors. It is not, of course, that the underlying physical manifestation of any of these markets is exotic - in fact, they are all quite ordinary. It is that.

A SQUARE :: 23May07 Expertise on electricity, water and weather related investing
Category Electricity, Water, Weather Related Investing
Faculty Rian Akey
Expertise Electricity, Water & Weather Investing
Author Sona Blessing
Faculty Name
I think investors have come to recognise the potential and that there are opportunities in water, weather and electricity related investments. But a lot are getting the whole long-only talking head version that we see in the media. It is quite one-sided and sensational, and for serious, professional investors, this type of euphoria is always cause for pause. In fact, the latter are waiting for the downside to materialise to really understand the risks and how they are not always linked to the fundamental story of a particular market.
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