Commodity Run to Continue - Analyst

Monday, 2 May 2011 | 2:30 AM ET

"We do think that higher (commodity) prices are here to stay and what we also see is that companies are preparing themselves for this new scenario," Edith Thouin, vice-president of ABN AMRO Private Banking told CNBC. She added "our theme for this quarter is very much M and A focused" as companies attempt to take control of their supply chains.