The portfolio seeks maximum capital appreciation by investing in predominantly South African mining and resources shares that show above average prospects for capital gains.
The portfolio invests in all primary producers, of which the mining industry is the dominant player. It's investing universe is companies engaged in the exploration, mining, distribution and processing of metals, minerals, energy, chemicals, forestry and other commodities. An active investment strategy is followed to capitalise on the unsynchronised movement in the prices of different commodities.
Cyclical stocks are complemented with stocks with exceptional medium to long term growth potential. This mix of stocks optimises the return relative to the risk in these volatile markets and forms an ideal candidate for a specialised unit trust.
This portfolio is ideal for an investor who has a positive view of the commodity cycle and is prepared to take on a little more risk.
The volatile nature of these specific markets means that a regular monthly investment in the fund will provide a better return through the benefit of rand cost averaging.