via Commodities Now
What does the fate of the BRIC countries and the launch of the latest acronym for investors tell us about today’s commodities businesses? Michael Schwartz at EKA Software Solutions takes a look.
This mix of developed and developing economies is ASR’s attempt to address the shortcomings of the traditional emerging market groupings that have dominated investment portfolios and benchmark indices for the past fifteen years. These groupings – which are often erroneously assumed to have a strong positive correlation with commodities – have attracted criticism because they have implied some kind of equivalence between very disparate countries.
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