Strong quarter for global equity as managers ride a wave of optimism


The equity market rally began to slow in early March thanks to concerns about a considerable slowdown in the Chinese economy and rising yields on Spanish and Italian government bonds, but it has nevertheless been a strong quarter for many global equity funds. Diamond Global Opportunities was up 0.48% on the month to take three-month numbers to 9.31%, while Berens Global Value saw a 0.05% March return taking three-month figures to 8.03%, and Archstone Equity Strategies was up 1.26% for the month to leave three-month figures at 7.29%.

HilCap World was down 0.67% in CHF terms, leaving first-quarter