Category Archives: Views

Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) – October 2016 Newsletter

AFC Funds Performance Summary Now that the race for the Presidency of the United States of America is concluded, many analysts are pondering the possible consequences of the outcome of the election for their investments and how to best position investment portfolios for return maximization or risk management. As the US is the most important… Continue Reading

Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) – September 2016 Newsletter

AFC Funds Performance Summary September has been another good month for AFC. The AFC Asia Frontier Fund returned +2.3%, up for the seventh month in a row to a new all-time high, bringing the year to date performance to +14.2%. At the same time, the MSCI Frontier Markets Asia Index was down by -0.5% for… Continue Reading

Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) – August 2016 Newsletter

  “Successful Investing takes time, discipline and patience. No matter how great the talent or effort, some things just take time: You can’t produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant.” – Warren Buffet AFC Funds Performance Summary The AFC Asia Frontier Fund has recorded its 6th month of positive performance in… Continue Reading

The Best Market in the World?

By Carl T. Delfeld Vice Chairman, ASEAN Investment Council. This article has been kindly made available to by Thomas Hugger, CEO and Fund Manager of Asia Frontier Capital Wouldn’t it be great if you could create an ideal market to invest in out of thin air?  Right off the bat you would want growth – lots… Continue Reading

GUEST ARTICLE: Is it time for the robot (advisors) to take over?

By Kim Iskyan,* founder of Truewealth Publishing, an independent Asia-focused financial website, and editor of Truewealth Asian Investment Daily, a daily e-letter. Investing can be intimidating, especially when you don’t have much experience. Some people rely on private bankers or stock brokers – who don’t always have their customers’ best interests in mind. Some people… Continue Reading

Asia Frontier Capital Newsletter – December 2015

AFC Asia Frontier Fund (AAFF) USD A-shares gained +3.0% in December 2015. This month the fund outperformed the MSCI Frontier Markets Asia Index (+1.5%), the MSCI Frontier Markets Index (-0.3%), and the MSCI World Index (-1.9%). AFC Asia Frontier Fund A-shares ended the year with a performance of +0.8% versus the MSCI Frontier Asia Index… Continue Reading