Commodities pounded by investor stampede

By Staff | February 7, 2013 | Last updated on February 7, 2013
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Having underperformed and failed in their role as an effective hedge against inflation, commodities have been suffering enormous funds retractions from investors.

Last year, commodities hedge funds had the worst performance in a decade and lost 20% of their assets after investors withdrew large sums, reports

The negative investor sentiment for the asset class if further reflected in pension funds’ decision to pull out almost $10 billion from commodity indexes.

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