Monthly Archives: December 2011

Update No. 40 – 01/01/12

Happy New Year to all readers; the 6 months ending 31 December 2011 ended up being a difficult one for our portfolio, we trailed the market by 1.49%.  This would be more tolerable in a market posting good gains, unfortunately it came in a market that was down 9.71% for the 6 month period.  Fellow […]

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Update No. 39 – 25/12/11

Merry Christmas, Feliz Navidad, Glædelig Jul, or whatever the ‘Seasons Greetings’are in your part of the world to readers.  I write from from Fiji, and will be home to Australia in 2 days, in the meantime, the current asset values are as follows. There were a couple of sharp moves against us this week, a week […]

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Update No. 38 – 18/12/11

I am in New York City this week, what an amazing place…  Update for weekending 16 December below.  – Tony Hansen 18/12/11.     April 1st 2011 July 1st 2011 Current Price Current Period Since Inception EGP Fund No. 1 1.00000 1.08396 1.01107 (-6.72%) 1.11% S&PASX200TR 35632.05 34200.68 31608.67 (-7.58%) (-11.29%)   EGP Fund No. […]

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Update No. 37 – 11/12/11

  I’m in Washington DC at the moment, it’s 11pm & I’ve just returned from watching the Washington Capitals defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 in a fascinating game of NHL Ice-Hockey.  After a Capital player scored a hat-trick and all the fans around the stadium threw their hats (I suspect retail value of almost […]

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Update No. 36 – 04/12/11

The market jumped by 7.62% this week, and unsurprisingly, we failed to keep pace.  As I have been expecting for the last couple of months, the US recovery began to show very real signs of traction as the unemployment rate there fell by half a percentage point in a month.  As for the optimism out […]

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