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Chinese hedge funds help drive commo trade boom

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 05:50
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A child tests a path built over gold ingots in a shopping mall in Yichang, Hubei province. China vies for the top spot as the world's biggest oil importer and gold consumer.

Shanghai

CHINESE hedge funds are helping drive a commodity-derivatives trading boom in the world's biggest energy, grains and metals consumer that's defying the worst economic growth in 25 years.

Trading volumes across on the Shanghai Futures Exchange, China's biggest commodities