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08/12/10 -- As predicted a few months ago, the proactive French have wasted no time at all in their stint in the G20 presidency hot seat in announcing plans to clamp down on commodity speculation.

Exactly how far reaching these reforms might be remains to be seen. The proposed new regulations won't come into force until 2012, but at least the news may give fund managers something to think about over their Christmas lunches at Le Gavroche.

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