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Ashley is a highly respected analyst of global commodities and part of the highly-acclaimed Shard Capital team. 

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So, what was all the fuss about the Commodity Supercycle?

So, what was all the fuss about the Commodity Supercycle?

If there is an asset class that has a knack for igniting Shakesperean passions, it is definitely commodities. Every time the price cycle breaks above multiyear averages, talk of a supercycle starts raging around the markets with supply doom scenarios adding spice to a hypothetical risk/reward menu.

About the author

Ashley Boolell

Ashley Boolell

Shard Capital

Ashley Boolell is the head of Forex and Commodities at Shard Capital. Prior to joining Shard Capital, he worked for twelve years at Natixis, the French Investment Bank, as a commodities specialist. He is known for his highly pragmatic, and sometimes contrarian, approach to the markets. This explains his many accurate price projections during the course of his career. Ashley Boolell is also a published author having written six novels and is a dedicated practitioner of Jeet Kune Do, the hybrid martial art created by Bruce Lee. 

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So, what was all the fuss about the Commodity Supercycle?

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If there is an asset class that has a knack for igniting Shakesperean passions, it is definitely commodities. Every time the price cycle breaks above multiyear averages, talk of a supercycle starts raging around the markets with supply doom scenarios adding spice to a hypothetical risk/reward menu.

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