25.10.2011 - Commodity outflows spike amid macro uncertainty
Commodity investments have fallen in consecutive quarters for the first time since 2008, suggesting that investors are expecting the worst. Amid concerns for global growth and volatile financial markets, total assets under management fell to $393 billion (cú246.4 billion) at the end of the third quarter, from $408 billion at the end of the second quarter, according to Barclays Capital. Indeed, the quarter marked record volatility for the sector, with $9 billion inflows in July - the highest since December 2010 - followed by the largest-ever monthly outflow of $10 billion in September.............................................Full Article: Source
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