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The Impact of Falling Energy Price

December 2014
The recent decline in energy prices has been significant as crude oil prices have fallen more than 40% from their 2014 peak levels. Investors should be aware that diversified portfolios have implicit exposure to the energy sector in nearly every asset class and not exclusively asset classes which are directly invested in crude oil futures or energy businesses. This Rocaton Insights reviews the implications of the fall in energy prices, examines investors’ potential exposure to the energy sector and revisits our thoughts on the commodities futures market.

 

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