Growing interest: Scheme investment in commodities


With more pension funds looking to invest in commodities in a bid to diversify away from equities, Mark Goode talks to experts about potential investment opportunities, and how emerging markets are fuelling growth

According to Standard & Poor's senior director of commodities Mike McGlone, one of the historically biggest reasons for pension funds to invest in commodities is the low correlation to other assets...

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