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  • August 2011

    Commodities: The new UCITS frontier

    August 22, 2011

    UCITS-compliant funds are unable to invest directly in commodities. However, global economic turbulence has resulted in gold reaching historical highs and an increasing interest in the sector which is often seen as an inflation hedge. Joy Dunbar, editor of Absolute UCITS, explains how alternative asset managers are getting commodity exposure using the UCITS wrapper and how funds tackle tracking error.