Insync Sept 2018 Fund Commentary

In Brief: The protected fund returned -1.03%. After the cost of protection, for the month of September compared to +0.4% for the benchmark. ​​ Year end of September the fund is up 21.17%, after the cost of protection, versus the benchmark of 19.18%. The Long-Only unprotected option posted -0.83% for the month. Positive contributors for the month included Boston Scientific. Intuit, Stryker Corp, Visa and Twenty-First Century Fox. Main negative contributors were Heineken, S&P Global, Paypal, and Facebook. A booming US economy has driven US stocks and Treasury yields higher this quarter, leaving US equities outperforming most of the other major markets. In September, US consumer confidence hit
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