Fortem Capital Progressive Growth Fund

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Monthly Commentary – 29th October 2021

Last month’s ‘crisis’ turned out to be short-lived as markets quickly returned to setting new all time highs in October, buoyed by strong earnings and some respite from Chinese property news flow. Bond markets were more volatile, as surprises emanating from Canada, Australia and the UK caused front end rates to spike while longer term yields remained subdued, flattening yield curves substantially and severely hampering the ‘steepener’ trade, popular amongst hedge funds. Covid news was refreshingly muted.

The Fund posted a return of 2.0% over the month.

One investment called in October, on the 3rd anniversary of its original strike date, paying the Fund 130.6% of the original invested capital. It was replaced with a new investment in a dual index structure with the FTSE 100 and Nikkei 225 as underlyings.

The Diversifier Portfolio was flat for the month.

The Fund retains a highly attractive defensive profile, illustrated by the average cover to achieve capital growth having increased to 38.0%, whilst the average cover before any capital loss is incurred now stands at 40.1%.

In an era in which bond investing could become less straightforward, equity-linked investments with defined return profiles and in-built protection are likely to provide a highly useful portfolio management tool.

Total Return 2021 Oct
UK 100 15.5% 2.2%
US 500 23.6% 7.0%
Europe 50 21.9% 5.2%
Japan 225 6.5% -1.9%
Hong Kong 50 -4.6% 3.3%
US 2000 17.2% 4.3%
Swiss 30 16.4% 4.0%
BCOM 32.4% 2.6%
US Treasury -1.6% 0.0%
FTSE EPRA 19.8% 3.6%
PGF 7.4% 2.0%
AGF -1.4% -0.5%
Real Estate 19.1% 4.8%
US Equity Income n/a 7.0%


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