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  • Indian SC Fund – April Update

    India rose 2.4% in US Dollar terms during April, with Sri Lanka rising 8.8%, Pakistan up 2.5%, but Bangladesh falling 7.7% Macro-economic data remained benign in India, with Consumer Price Inflation rising 0.1% MoM in March to 3.8% Despite the strong performance of India, market valuations are neither expensive nor extended versus history, and we […] The post Indian SC Fund – April Update appeared...

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  • Future World Fund – April Update

      Both the Asian and African regions featured positive equity market performance during the month of April, with MSCI Asia Pac ex Japan Index gaining 1.6% in USD, while Africa’s largest equity market, South Africa, rose 5.5%. Latin American markets were flat over the month.   In Asia, the two strongest markets were Sri Lanka, […] The post Future World Fund – April Update appeared first on Alquity.

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  • Latin America Fund – April Update

    Most Latin American markets delivered a small negative performance, with the exception of Mexico and Argentina The best performers for the month of April were Localiza (+13%), Grendene (+10%) and Grupo Clarin (+13%) Interest rates across the region, with the exception of Mexico, remain accommodative, with Brazilian rates leading the easing path   The Latin […] The post Latin America Fund – April U...

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  • Asia Fund – April Update

    Sri Lanka rose 8.8%, the Philippines rose 5.1% and India was up 2.4%. Bangladesh fell 7.7% and China H shares declined 0.6%. Vietnamese Q1 GDP of 5.1% was disappointing, though we remain positive on the broader economic outlook for the country. Chinese macro-economic data largely again surpassed expectations, with Q1 GDP coming in at 6.9%. […] The post Asia Fund – April Update appeared first on Al...

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  • Africa Fund – April Update

    Market performance: South Africa +5.59%, Morocco +3.04%, Egypt -1.89%; Tunisia -5.76% Concerns over the Tunisia’s fragile macro-economic positioning caused the country’s currency to depreciate and its equity markets to weaken The best performing stocks in April were Sanlam (+9.8%), BidCorp (+9.1%) and FirstRand (+7.6%)   African markets performed well in the month of April led […] The post Africa ...

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  • 3 Years of Alquity LatAm: Stocks

      Launched on the 2nd April 2014, Alquity’s Latin America Fund has outperformed 90% of its peers since inception.1  So what has been the secret of its success and what does the future hold for investors in Latin America? Looking back over the past three years, and forward to the next three, in this blog […] The post 3 Years of Alquity LatAm: Stocks appeared first on Alquity.

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  • 3 Years of Alquity LatAm: Themes

      Launched on the 2nd April 2014, Alquity’s Latin America Fund has outperformed 90% of its peers since inception.1  So what has been the secret of its success and what does the future hold for investors in Latin America? Looking back over the past three years, and forward to the next three, in this blog […] The post 3 Years of Alquity LatAm: Themes appeared first on Alquity.

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  • 3 Years of Alquity LatAm: Country Picks

      Launched on the 2nd April 2014, Alquity’s Latin America Fund has outperformed 90% of its peers since inception.1  So what has been the secret of its success and what does the future hold for investors in Latin America? Looking back over the past three years, and forward to the next three, in this blog […] The post 3 Years of Alquity LatAm: Country Picks appeared first on Alquity.

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  • Future World Fund – March Update

    March was a positive month for emerging markets, with the MSCI Emerging Markets Index returning 2.4% in USD terms India was the standout market, rising 6.5%, driven by political and economic improvements In South Africa, Zuma announced the removal of Pravin Gordhan as finance minister, causing the market to correct   March was a positive […] The post Future World Fund – March Update appeared first...

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  • Latin America Fund – March Update

     The Latin American equity asset class was slightly down overall in March Brazil (-4.6%) and Peru (-3.2%) were down while Chile (+6.8%), Colombia (+5%), Mexico (+8.1%) and Argentina (+9.5%) performed strongly (all in USD) After 6 years of deteriorating macro-economic balances in Latin America, economies are reforming and benefitting from a more benign external environment […] The post Latin Americ...

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  • Asia Fund – March Update

    India was the strongest performing market in Asia for March, rising 6.5% in USD terms, as investors continue to re-invest in the country following unfounded concerns over demonetisation Korea rose +4.4% despite the impeachment of President Geun-hye, driven by Samsung Electronics where we have no exposure on corporate governance concerns Chinese property stocks suffered from […] The post Asia Fund ...

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  • Africa Fund – March Update

    Market performance: Kenya +11.69%; Tunisia +1.51%; South Africa -1.59%; Morocco -4.83%; Egypt -5.43% South Africa took a hit in last few days of the month when Zuma announced the removal of Pravin Gordhan as the country’s finance minister The best performing stocks in March were Umeme (+14%), MTN (+5%) and SAH Lilas (+4%)   African […] The post Africa Fund – March Update appeared first on Alquity.

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  • Indian SC Fund – March Update

    India was the strongest performing market, rising 6.5% in USD terms, as investors continue to re-invest in the country following unfounded concerns over demonetisation Confidence in the Indian stock market was further boosted by the very successful IPO of Avenue Supermarkets which was more than 100x oversubscribed Elsewhere Pakistan rose 0.4%, Bangladesh was up by […] The post Indian SC Fund – Mar...

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  • Alquity Investment Process in Action: The South Africa Diaries

      Recently our African investment team visited South Africa as part of their continuing management of existing investments and pursuit of new opportunities. The trip provides a clear snapshot of our investment process in action. Click here to download a PDF of this report   Our unconstrained universe In January 2016 our fund exposure to […] The post Alquity Investment Process in Action: The South ...

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  • Future World Fund – February Update

    February was a positive month for emerging markets overall, with the MSCI Emerging Markets Total Return Index up 3.0% in USD In Asia, Taiwan was the strongest performing market, rising 5.4%, with both India and Hong Kong H shares rose 5% during the month too Chinese PMI data continued to improve, with both the official […] The post Future World Fund – February Update appeared first on Alquity.

  • Latin America Fund – February Update

    Latin American equity markets rose by 3.6% (in USD) during the month of February Brazil, Chile and Mexico were the strongest markets, rising between 3% and 4% in USD Economic activity is accelerating in Peru with annualised numbers for January pointing to more than 4% growth in GDP It is very evident that the Mexican […] The post Latin America Fund – February Update appeared first on Alquity.

  • Asia Fund – February Update

    Taiwan was the strongest performing market in Asia, rising 5.4% and India and Hong Kong H shares also rose 5% during the month‎ Frontier markets underperformed, with Vietnam up just 1.1% and Pakistan falling 0.5% The most notable gains were from Indian companies that continued to bounce back from oversold post-demonetisation levels Chinese PMI data […] The post Asia Fund – February Update appeared...

  • Africa Fund – February Update

    Egypt, South Africa and Tunisia were up 8.56%, 2.35% and 1.35% respectively, while Kenya (-3.57%) and Morocco (-2.23%) were down in February The Egpytian pound rallied 18.2% as the country starts to come back into the good graces of international investors However, the Egyptian economy is still in a transition period, as highlighted by the […] The post Africa Fund – February Update appeared first ...

  • Indian SC Fund – February Update

    The Indian market continued to bounce back from oversold post-demonetisation levels, rising 5.0% during February and significantly outperforming Pakistan (-0.5%), Bangladesh (+1.3%) and Sri Lanka (-0.7%) India’s fiscal deficit continues to shrink, although at a slower pace, and the quality of government expenditure (more infrastructure, less subsidies) is improving In the first test of Modi’s […] ...

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  • Peru: Cementos Pacasmayo and Ferreycorp – Two world-class teams

      A two-week trip to Latin America, travelling through Argentina, Chile and Peru, gives our fund management team food for thought as change is underway in the region.   Click here to download a PDF of this report.   Piura is located about 400km north of Lima with a population of 500,000 people. We came […] The post Peru: Cementos Pacasmayo and Ferreycorp – Two world-class teams appeared first on ...

  • Chile: time for Bachelet to be substituted?

      A two-week trip to Latin America, travelling through Argentina, Chile and Peru, gives our fund management team food for thought as change is underway in the region.   Click here to download a PDF of this report.   After 4 years of poor political management, corporate Chile is eagerly looking forward to a new […] The post Chile: time for Bachelet to be substituted? appeared first on Alquity.

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  • Future World Fund – January Update

    Latin America outperformed as a region, returning 8%; Asia Pacific ex Japan posted a gain of 5.8% in January; African markets witnessed mostly positive performance India delivered a positive 5.3% return, as fears over the disruption caused to the economy by the government’s demonetisation programme proved to be far less significant than many first feared […] The post Future World Fund – January Up...

  • Latin America Fund – January Update

    Latin America equity markets rose by 8% (in USD) during the month of January, with Brazil and Argentina both gaining over 10% A 75bps cut in interest rates in Brazil was the main driver of its equity returns Strong returns in Argentina were due to the successful repatriation of external savings and continuing to liberalise […] The post Latin America Fund – January Update appeared first on Alquity.

  • Asia Fund – January Update

    Asian markets rose 5.8%in January, with the strongest performances from Singapore (+8.5%), Vietnam (+5.7%) and South Korea (+6.8%) Indian names bounced strongly as the market finally realised that the impact of demonetisation would be much less significant than feared Filipino GDP grew 6.6%, Vietnam grew 6.8%, and better-than-expected data in China also continued with 6.8% […] The post Asia Fund –...

  • Africa Fund – January Update

    African markets benefitted from an upward trend in commodity prices during January giving support to the currencies of the commodity-exporting countries on the continent South Africa (+4.58%), Morocco (+6.05%) and Tunisia (+4.58%) performed well and remain our favoured markets Kenya saw poor performance (-8.6%) and remains in a vulnerable macroeconomic position   African markets benefitted […] The...

  • Indian SC Fund – January Update

    India rose 5.3% in USD as the panic over demonetisation subsided and reversed Pakistan rose 1.6%, Bangladesh rose 9.5%, and Sri Lanka declined 2.0% Indian inflation fell further to 3.4% in December, and we continue to expect interest rate cuts regardless of any US Fed rate hikes In Pakistan, terrorist attacks declined 29% in 2016, […] The post Indian SC Fund – January Update appeared first on Alqu...

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  • Future World Fund – December Update

    Emerging markets finished off 2016 with an essentially flat month in December, with the MSCI Emerging Markets Index -0.06% in USD Positive catalysts led to an improvement in market sentiment, with stronger global economic activity indicators and higher commodity prices India continues to adjust to the government’s demonetisation programme, but early indications suggest that the […] The post Future...

  • Latin America Fund – December Update

    Colombia was the strongest gainer in the region this month, while Brazil, Mexico and Peru gained under 0.5% in USD The first half of December was marked by rising risk aversion following the Trump victory and rising US interest rates Stronger global economic indicators and rising commodity prices that ultimately changed sentiment and attracted flows […] The post Latin America Fund – December Updat...

  • Asia Fund – December Update

    Asian markets provided a lacklustre finish to 2016, with the MSCI Asia Pacific ex Japan index declining 1.1% in US Dollar terms over the month Over the course of 2016 Pakistan was the stand out performer (rising 46.4% – despite net foreign selling), with Chinese A shares declining 18.0% – an area where we have […] The post Asia Fund – December Update appeared first on Alquity.

  • Africa Fund – December Update

    Markets were up 5.3% in South Africa, 3.8% in Nigeria, while Morocco was up 9.9%, as was Egypt with 9.3%; the outlier was Kenya, which declined by 2.9% S&P maintained South Africa’s investment grade rating, though kept it on a negative outlook The main contributors to fund performance this month were all South African and […] The post Africa Fund – December Update appeared first on Alquity.

  • Indian SC Fund – December Update

    Calm returned to India during December, as the unwarranted panic relating to demonetisation subsided, with the market rising 0.4% in US Dollar terms The initial macro-economic data from India has indeed confirmed that demonetisation has not had as great an impact as feared For 2016 as a whole, the benefits of investing across the Indian […] The post Indian SC Fund – December Update appeared first ...

  • Our Blog Highlights for 2016

      As the year draws to a close, our team have put together a list of their favourite, most insightful blogs of 2016…   Celebrating Inspirational Women: we thought that International Women’s Day was the perfect opportunity to celebrate the amazing women we support through the Transforming Lives Foundation   Fund Manager Diaries – India: a whirlwind 6-day […] The post Our Blog Highlights for 2016 ap...

  • 2016 Market Insights

      Over the course of 2016 our investment team gave us 12 market insights, stretching from Brazil to Burma, the Andes to Asia. Click below to read on, and hear about their adventures across the world’s most exciting investment regions…   Fund Manager Diaries – India: a whirlwind 6-day trip around India sees our Asia Investment […] The post 2016 Market Insights appeared first on Alquity.

  • Key Market Movements in 2016

      Each Monday morning our investment team issue the Alquity Global Market Update, featuring expert analysis and opinion on key issues from the team. 2016 was a momentous year across the globe, and below you’ll find the team’s 8 top updates from throughout the year…   11 January – Start With a Bang: with very […] The post Key Market Movements in 2016 appeared first on Alquity.

  • China Week 2016: What’s Inside the Fortune Cookie?

      Invented somewhere between San Francisco and Los Angeles, no western Chinese meal can end without the now ubiquitous fortune cookie. So far, we have shared why the Chinese economy will continue to grow and the sectors that will drive that growth. It’s now time for us to break open our fortune cookies and show […] The post China Week 2016: What’s Inside the Fortune Cookie? appeared first on Alqui...

  • China Week 2016: From Noodles to Popcorn

      In 2005, scientists discovered a 4,000 year old bowl of noodles- the earliest example ever found. This quintessentially Chinese dish has been the staple ingredient in the Chinese diet for millennia, but have the Chinese finally fallen out of love with the noodle? Last year, instant noodle sales were down 6.8% versus the previous […] The post China Week 2016: From Noodles to Popcorn appeared firs...

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  • The Philippines – the people have spoken

      After a meteoric rise from rank outsider to heavyweight contender in a matter of months, Rodrigo Duterte claimed a convincing election victory in May 2016, taking 39% of the vote (with the runner up clocking in 23%).   This two-day trip to Manila enables us to separate the reality from the rhetoric, the latter […] The post The Philippines – the people have spoken appeared first on Alquity.

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