Mixed month for Asia inc strategies

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January was a mixed month through the region as an optimistic start to the year was followed by renewed fears over inflation and political events.

BIA Pacific Fund was up 0.2% to take three-month numbers to 13.08%, while Nezu Cyclicals Fund was up 2.7% to leave three-month figures at 12.47%. Dalton Asia gained 2.8% to put three-month numbers at 11.75%, while Gladiator Fund posted a solid 4.06% monthly return to take three-month figures to 9.1%.

ARN Asian Enterprise Fund was off by 0.39% to put three-month numbers at 5.47% and APS Asia Pacific was up by 1.86%, leaving