Latin America-Focused Mutual Funds: Outlook after September 2015
The Latin America-focused mutual funds that have a lion’s share of their assets invested in companies from Mexico did better than those invested in Brazil.
What’s behind Deutsche’s Latin America Equity Fund’s Performance?
SLANX has had an excellent run so far in 2016. It has far outperformed the passively managed ILF, making it one of only three funds to do so.
A Look at the Deutsche Latin America Equity Fund
SLANX’s assets were invested across 50 holdings in June 2016, and it was managing assets worth $292 million as of July’s end.
Good Show by SLANX, but Caution Is Required
SLANX surged 27.5% in the first four months of 2016, and emerged as the third-best performer among its peers.
How Is SLANX’s Portfolio Positioned Year-to-Date in 2016?
The Deutsche Latin America Equity Fund Class A (SLANX) seeks long-term capital growth by investing “in Latin American common stocks and other equities.”
Deutsche Latin America Equity Fund Is Having an Excellent 2016
From a purely NAV return standpoint, the Deutsche Latin America Equity Fund was an above-average performer for the one-year period until March 24, 2016. It ranked fourth among its peer group.
Things Have Been Good for SLANX Lately
From a purely net asset value return standpoint, SLANX was an above-average performer for the one-year period until February 17, 2016.
Chilean Peso Fell: What Does Inflation Have to Do with It?
The Chilean peso gave away losses against the US dollar on February 8, 2016. Inflation rates increased beyond expected levels in January.
Staples Sector Drags Down the Deutsche Latin America Equity Fund
The Deutsche Latin America Equity Fund – Class A (SLANX) fell 4.7% in December 2015 from a month prior.
SLANX: The Fund with a Financials and Consumer Staples Core
As of December 2015, SLANX’s assets were invested across 46 holdings and it was managing assets worth $198.1 million.
Financials, Staples Pummel SLANX Year-to-Date in November 2015
SLANX fell 3.4% in November 2015 from a month prior. In the three- and six-month periods ended November 30, the fund fell 5.1% and 22.8%, respectively.
Portfolio Composition of SLANX through November 2015
SLANX’s assets were invested across 50 holdings as of September 2015, and it was managing assets worth $213.7 million as of November’s end.
The Deutsche Latin America Equity Fund Class A (SLANX): Portfolio Overview
The Deutsche Latin America Equity Fund Class A seeks long-term growth by focusing on bottom-up research, growth-orientation, and regional theme analysis.