Commodities: Goldman and Clive Capital to launch index

13th June 2011

The new index will track 19 raw materials including crude oil, gold, wheat, sugar and live cattle, using the components of the Dow Jones-UBS benchmark as its starting point.

Clive Capital, which runs the world's largest commodities hedge fund, will manage the exposure to different commodities over time.

This may be a significant point of differentiation from existing broad indices such as the Continuous Commodities Index explained here on about.com

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