Commodities should be added to the list of eligible assets, AIMA says

Mon Oct 22, 2012

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The list of eligible assets in which a UCITS fund can invest should be expanded to include commodity derivatives, according to the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA).

The position paper, part of its response to the UCITS V consultation, states that European investors may have to the flexibility of added exposure to commodity prices.

AIMA adds: "The treatment of commodity derivatives appears to be outdated and in contradiction with the investor protection concerns...


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