05.12.2013 - Falling dollar won't help commodities
A weaker Australian dollar is unlikely to provide much of an economic buffer against price falls in commodities, which as an asset class are set to be the worst performing for the second year running hurt by excess supply and slower growth in China. In the year so far, commodities as an asset class have returned negative 10.68 per cent to investors, compared with a positive 21.31 per cent return in equities, 1.87 per cent in currencies, 0.41 per cent for bonds and minus 5.74 per cent for emerging markets, say figures provided by Deutsche Bank...............................................Full Article: Source
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