Commodities Gained on Improved Demand Expectations

The Bloomberg Commodity Index Total Return was higher for the month, with 20 of 23 constituents posting gains. Credit Suisse Asset Management observed the following: Energy increased 6.89%, led higher by Crude Oil and petroleum products, amid OPEC+'s announcement of new production quotas for 2020 in an attempt to rebalance oil markets. Agriculture returned 5.75%. Soybean Oil rose as Indonesia and Malaysia plan to increase crude palm-oil (CPO) content in biodiesel in 2020 while Malaysian palm oil production declined more than expected, raising the demand for soybean oil as a cost-effective substitute.

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