Commodity Run to Continue - Analyst

2:30 AM ET Mon, 2 May 2011

"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.