Commodities investing is back in fashion

Expect volatility to remain a key factor in prices throughout the rest of the year, says Deutsche's Asia head of commodities, but look for growth in the carbon credit market and freight futures.

Commodity markets have witnessed extreme price action during the past 12 months, from historic highs to price reversals driven by a weakening global economy and investor risk aversion. While some optimists are forecasting the start of a recovery, the opaque global economic outlook still poses many questions for commodity producers and consumers in Asia. Simon Grenfell, head of commodities for Asia at Deutsche Bank, shares his views on the challenges facing the region and the broader development of commodity markets...

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