Global equity funds also suffered a slight reversal in October after several months of chunky gains..
A number of sector specialists fared well, however, with the auto sector-focused Silverstone and Monza funds gaining 5.91% and 4.83% respectively and utilities specialist Ecofin Special Situations Utilities up by 3.87%.
GLG Global Mining netted a 3.40% gain for a YTD return of over 25%, while Wessex Natural Resources put on 2.69% on the month and is now up 43.39% on the year. BlackRock Natural Resources added 1.49% for a gain of 21.82% so far this year.
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