CalPERS Considers Natural Resources

Sorondo, Marc
September 2006
Investment Management Weekly;9/18/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 35, p2
This article reports that the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) is considering creating a separate asset class for natural resources commodities futures, as well as related investments in energy, metals agricultural products and other raw materials. Clark McKinley, spokesman for CalPERS, explained that a separate asset class would direct commodity investments and potential gains from the impact of high and sustained commodity prices within asset classes.


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