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The Rogers International Commodities Index (RICI) was developed by [[Jim Rogers]] on July 31, 1998 to be an effective measure of worldwide [[raw materials]] [[price]] action. It is a broad-based representation of [[commodities]] intended to be global and diverse. <ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.rcgai.com/investment_solutions_1a.html|name=About the Rogers International Commodity Index|org=RCGAI|date=June 1, 2009}}</ref>
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The Rogers International Commodity Index (RICI) was developed by [[Jim Rogers]] on July 31, 1998 to be an effective measure of worldwide [[raw materials]] [[price]] action. It is a broad-based representation of [[commodities]] intended to be global and diverse. <ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.rcgai.com/investment_solutions_1a.html|name=About the Rogers International Commodity Index|org=RCGAI|date=June 1, 2009}}</ref>
  
It is a composite, U.S. dollar-based, total return index. The RICI® represents the value of a basket of commodities consumed in the global economy, ranging from agricultural to energy to metal products. The value of this basket is tracked via futures contracts on 36 different exchange-traded physical commodities, quoted in four currencies, listed on eleven exchanges in five countries.
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It is a composite, U.S. dollar-based, total return index. The RICI® represents the value of a basket of commodities consumed in the global economy, ranging from agricultural to energy to metal products. The value of this basket is tracked via futures contracts on 36 different exchange-traded physical commodities, quoted in four currencies, listed on eleven exchanges in five countries.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.rogersrawmaterials.com/page1.html|name=Rogers International Commodities Index|org=RogersRawMaterials.com|date=June 1, 2009}}</ref>
  
 
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The Rogers International Commodity Index (RICI) was developed by Jim Rogers on July 31, 1998 to be an effective measure of worldwide raw materials price action. It is a broad-based representation of commodities intended to be global and diverse. [1]

It is a composite, U.S. dollar-based, total return index. The RICI® represents the value of a basket of commodities consumed in the global economy, ranging from agricultural to energy to metal products. The value of this basket is tracked via futures contracts on 36 different exchange-traded physical commodities, quoted in four currencies, listed on eleven exchanges in five countries.[2]

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References

  1. About the Rogers International Commodity Index. RCGAI.
  2. Rogers International Commodities Index. RogersRawMaterials.com.