Frank Holmes’ Global Perspective on Commodities
Business News Network (BNN) welcomes Frank Holmes to talk about his recent trip to Asia and his key message to investors during his travels. Frank says that population growth is the first indicator to recognize when watching commodity prices. He discusses the move from a one-child to a two-child policy in China, and explains the significance of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s Index – the only country leader who has his own index to track a variety of economic factors.
Watch the interview now to learn what other global factors are driving commodity prices according to Frank, and see where he says the gold price is headed.
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The Continuous Commodity Index (CCI) is a broad grouping of 17 different commodity futures, which is a benchmark of performance for commodities as an investment. The Purchasing Manager’s Index is an indicator of the economic health of the manufacturing sector. The PMI index is based on five major indicators: new orders, inventory levels, production, supplier deliveries and the employment environment. The J.P. Morgan Global Purchasing Manager’s Index is an indicator of the economic health of the global manufacturing sector.
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