18.12.2012 - Why you should hold on to your commodities funds through the slowdown
Commodities funds still have an important role to play in investors' portfolios despite the threat posed to the sector by the Chinese slowdown, according to Jason Hollands, managing director of communications at Bestinvest. Chinese demand has become critical to commodity markets and, as growth in the world’s second-largest economy has slowed, prices in the asset class have suffered. However, Hollands says that the outlook for the sector is not as clear-cut as many think. "Our view is that it’s quite finely balanced," he commented. "We subscribe to the view that China has been a major driver of commodity markets and we are nervous about this."..........................................Full Article: Source
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