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Video / 07 June 2016 at 9:43 GMT

Why agricultural commodities are back in demand: Hansen

Ole Hansen
Ole Hansen, head of commodities at Saxo Bank, says that the falling dollar, along with global weather trends, is helping the rally in agricultural commodities - most notably sugar.

The Bloomberg agricultural index has risen by 25% since its March low, says Hansen. Hedge funds have taken long positions in sugar worth the equivalent of $5 billion.

Although there is a fundamentally strong outlook for sugar, Hansen says that bubbles can appear in agricultural commodities.
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A Put Spread on overbought sugar from my colleague Patrice Henault: https://www.tradingfloor.com/posts/saxostrats-a-put-spread-on-overbought-sugar-7731968
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