ORIX Commodities rides high in May


Positioning bets in the Japanese commodities markets early helped lift returns for the ORIX Commodities Fund to 9.29% in May.

Portfolio manager Atsuhito Mori said that the ability to target trends at early stages and OCF’s positions in smaller commodity/financial products as well as in smaller markets in Asia helped contributed to the returns. Overall, the gains were not dependent on a single product or sector, but were well distributed.

OCF, which is managed by Singapore-based GCI Investment Management Singapore, seeks returns over the medium to long term using proprietary trading models to invest in exchange-traded financial and