Asian equity strategies down in mid-July


Asian equity strategies were the worst performers for the week ending 13 July 2012, according to figures from the Absolute UCITS database. The Asian equity excluding Japan sector reported the largest loss and was down 4.06% over the week.

Within the Asian equity excluding Japan space the Tiburon Taipan and Taurus funds reported the greatest weekly losses, down 4.59% and 4.07% respectively.

Other Asian equity strategies also struggled, with the Japanese equity, Chinese equity and Asian equity including Japan sectors reporting median losses of 2.32%, 1.68% and 0.34% respectively through the week.

The top performing fund during the