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Among other commodity traders to close down their operations include John Arnold, Centaurus Energy Master and Pierre Andurand and partners who announced their decision to shut BlueGold Capital, a well-known oil-orient..

12 Nov 2012

BOSTON (Commodity Online): With tigher regulations being implemented and difficult market conditions, several top commodity traders are exiting business, according to a report by Reuters.

The latest in the series is Mr John Henry who made a fortune in commodities trading to become the principal owner of the Boston Red Sox. His firm, John W. Henry based in Flordia will cease to be manage client assets from the end of this year even as it will continue proprietary trading and research.

Assets under management have dwindled and performance at Mr. Henry's firm has lagged over the past several years. The firm's JWH GlobalAnalystics fund, which invests across all kinds of commodity markets lost 32 percent for the 12 months through the end of September and an average 6 percent a year over the past three years.

Among other commodity traders to close down their operations include John Arnold, Centaurus Energy Master and Pierre Andurand and partners who announced their decision to shut BlueGold Capital, a well-known oil-oriented fund.


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