Merrill Lynch offers best of commodities

The five-year 100% principal-protected certificate is linked to three portfolios whose exposure to commodities is achieved by investing the following Merrill Lynch commodity subindexes: eXtra Excess Return, eXtra Agriculture, Precious Metals and WTI Crude Oil Excess Return. For each portfolio a higher weight of 50% is assigned to one of the three commodities.

Therefore in the agricultural-focused portfolio a weight of 50% is given to agriculture and a weight of 25% is given to both precious m

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