Hedge Funds Commodity Investments
Hedge Funds to Boost Commodity Investments Next Year
Expect a surge of hedge fund money into the commodities market next year, if hedge fund managers themselves are to be believed.
More than three-quarters of the hedge funds and institutional investors polled by Barclays Capital said that direct commodity investments would increase next year from the $50 billion seen this year. And more than half say they have already increased their commodity exposure this year.
Over the next three years, the outlook is even brighter, with 91% of the managers expecting to begin, maintain or increase their commodity investing. Source