27.01.2009 - Commods assets dip on "price falls, not outflows"
From Reuters: Assets under management (AUM) in commodities fell 22 percent in 2008 but the plunge was due more to the slump in oil, metals and grain prices than outflow of funds, Barclays Capital said on Monday. Commodity investment products saw an estimated inflow of $15 billion last year, up 4 percent from 2007, BarCap said. The London-based investment bank said the AUM for commodities at the close of 2008 was $154 billion, down from a high of $270 billion in the second quarter..... Full Article: Source