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AFC Asia Frontier benefits from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam

By Staff Writer

Thu Jan 19, 2017

In a year that was generally considered tough, frontier market funds came to the fore and demonstrated their ability to generate strong performance. 

AFC’s Asia Frontier Fund was up 3.7% in December, taking 2016 returns to a healthy 22.5%- as against the MSCI Frontier Markets Asia Index rise of 10.5%.

For the year as a whole, Asian frontier economies did relatively well against the rest of the world. Amongst the fund’s larger markets, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Vietnam prospered both...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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