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A SQUARE 05 Mar 2009

Thursday, March 05, 2009
Expertise and insights on investing in “softs”
  The increased presence of speculators has affected volatility and short-term price movements, not long-term price levels.
  Market-specific volatility tends to be linked t.

A SQUARE :: 05Mar09 A SQUARE 05 Mar 2009
Category Full A SQUARE issue of the week
Author Sona Blessing
Expertise and insights on investing in “softs”
  The increased presence of speculators has affected volatility and short-term price movements, not long-term price levels.
  Market-specific volatility tends to be linked to weather anomalies that influence the individual softs on a seasonal basis.

A systematic fund
  Fund’s investment advisor has extensive experience and expertise in trading commodities
  Launched on 2,March 2009 - the System has already run live capital on behalf of the firm for 14 months

A premium finance program through a zero coupon bond
  The +7.2% yield is implied throughout the bond life until lump sum repayment on due date in year 10
  We have engineered many fund and bond structures with 100% principal protection and 100% collateral backing using life settlements but in this instance we were asked specifically to engineer an offering of high yield with zero risk.

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