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Salus Alpha’s strategies start 2014 with strong performances

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia:

Salus Alpha’s strategies started 2014 on a positive note with strong performances, according to the DB select Manager Performance Flash Report – January 2014, produced by independent Managed Investment Platform db Select.

The strategies delivered positive returns during the month of January, led by the Salus Alpha Directional Markets Strateg (ranked 3rd out of 69 listed CTA programs on DB Select Platform) which was up +5.75% and outperforming the world biggest CTA power houses by a positive margin of 6.5% on average during the month. Further, the Salus Alpha Global Alpha Strategy (ranked 8th out of 69 listed CTA programmes on DB Select Platform) was up by +2.08% in January.

Both programs enjoyed also positive performance in 2013 contrary to most CTAs. Our programmes were able to take advantage of volatility which is back in the markets due to volatile fundamental data led by weak U.S. jobs and discouraging PMI numbers from China.

Market sentiment weakened further towards the end of the month, as the Federal Reserve announced another round of tapering which raised concerns regarding the health of the global recovery.

Oliver Prock, CEO and CIO of Salus Alpha Capital said, "Our strategies seem to repeat the January stint in February and in the coming months because our approach is unique and able to generate positive returns in all environ......................

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