Asia-inc rises on rally in US and Japan, Nezu Asia excels


It was a reasonable month for Asia as a whole, particularly as US equities rallied in the second half of April.

Nezu Asia Fund was up 10.37% for the month to take three-month figures to 14.32%, while WF Asian Smaller Companies gained 6.82% putting three-month returns at 10.05% and Green Dragon was up 6.64% to take threemonth numbers to -0.11%, while a gain of 5.5% put Hamon Oriental up 5.14% over three months.

Sloane Robinson’s SR Asia was up 3.79% to take three-month gains to 4.81% while Real Return Asian Fund was up 3.86% putting three-month figures at