Positive outlook for 2011 commodity inflows: survey

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Hedge funds, pension funds and other institutional investors plan to take a more knowledge-based, active approach to commodity investment in 2011, according to Philippe Comer, head of commodity investor structuring, Americas, at Barclays Capital.A survey of attendees at Barclays Capital’s 6th annual US Commodities Investor Conference this week showed 50% believe commodity investment inflows will total between $50 billion and $7 billion next year, compared to Barclays Capital’s est