Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra India (PressExposure) July 09, 2007 -- Bharat Book Bureau, a leading market information aggregator has put forth a report - Intelligent Commodity Investing:New Strategies and Practical Insights for Informed Decision Making ([http://www.bharatbook.com/detail.asp?id=30066])
As commodities move into the realm of respectable investments and with research continually demonstrating their attractiveness in an overall portfolio, this book provides institutional investors with a framework for intelligent commodity investing.
With the booming interest in commodity investment â as investors seek alternatives to more traditional investments â there is a growing demand for up-to-date investment information. This book provides timely and intelligent insights from a broad range of institutional investors, consultants, hedge funds, commodity index providers, risk managers as well as research from academia. This is the only multi-contributor book on commodity investment offering a breadth of opinions for sophisticated investors. It looks at commodity investment from the following perspectives:
The Investor The Active Manager The Commodity Index Provider The Risk Manager The Researcher The size of the global commodities derivatives market is now estimated to be around $750 billion. This growth is evident by the increased investment in commodity indexes and the growth of commodity hedge funds. Further evidence of growth is also seen in the increasing size of natural-resources mutual funds. China and other fast-growing countries are snapping up raw materials at a pace that, at times, is faster than mines and oil wells can produce them.
In response to the rapid growth in the market, this timely publication will bring you up to speed on the trends and challenges of commodity investment, providing you with a practical investment framework.
Recommended reading for hedge fund managers, pension fund consultants, mutual fund portfolio managers, endowment chief investment officers, futures traders, family office investors, commodity trading advisers, brokers, dealers and MBA students researching this important subject.