The Globe and Mail

Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content



Commodity shakeup will hit Canadian investors

Strength in commodity benchmarks is getting harder for equity investors to capture. A sea change in global markets has agricultural sectors driving the broad resource indices higher while silver and energy prices languish.

The chart below plots the performance of three-month futures contracts for all 17 commodity prices represented in the widely followed New York Board of Trade Continuous Commodity (CCI) Index.