Sector specialists lead way as global equity funds profit


Financials and resources specialists led the way in global equity in February, as long/short strategies acquitted themselves generally well for a second month against a backdrop of further tumbles in global equity markets.

GLG Global Mining racked up a chunky 9.65% gain for a YTD return of 12.53%, while RAB Global Mining and Resources rebounded with a big gain of 7.92% and is now up 11.23% for the year to date.

Lansdowne Global Financials continued its strong start to the year, posting a hefty 6.07% gain in February to bring its YTD return to 17.81%, while CPIM Global Financials