More funds will lock-in aluminium in financing deals

Hedge funds and other financial institutions will increase their use of warehouse financing deals as they look for better returns than are offered through traditional base metals trading, sources said.

“Hedge funds are getting more into financing because they had such poor returns in the last year from trading,” an analyst said. “Right now, the 6% return you can get...


Jethro Wookey

July 19, 2012

12:25 GMT