Banks joining in food speculation

Driven by pressure, several German financial institutions have stopped allowing investors to speculate on food prices.

    In Germany, driven by pressure from campaigners against food speculation, several financial institutions have withdrawn investment vehicles that allow investors to speculate on the price of food.

    Al Jazeera's Nick Spicer reports from Berlin.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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