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At times, ANRF may consider holding higher levels of cash (max 30%) if valuations are full and it is difficult to find attractive investment opportunities. The Fund does not borrow for investment or any other purposes, but it may short sell securities as part of its portfolio protection strategies.
The Argonaut Natural Resources Fund has a track record of 2 years and 10 months and therefore comparison over all market conditions and against its peers is limited. However, the fund has outperformed the ASX 200 Total Return Index since inception in January 2020, providing investors with an annualised return of 42.39% compared with the index's return of 4.73% over the same period.
On a calendar year basis, the fund hasn't experienced any negative annual returns in the 2 years and 10 months since its inception. Over the past 12 months, the fund's largest drawdown was -19.06% vs the index's -11.9%, and since inception in January 2020 the fund's largest drawdown was -19.06% vs the index's maximum drawdown over the same period of -26.75%. The fund's maximum drawdown began in April 2022 and has so far lasted 6 months, reaching its lowest point during June 2022. During this period, the index's maximum drawdown was -11.9%.
The Manager has delivered these returns with 3.69% more volatility than the index, contributing to a Sharpe ratio for performance over the past 12 months of 1.14 and for performance since inception of 1.64. The fund has provided positive monthly returns 83% of the time in rising markets and 36% of the time during periods of market decline, contributing to an up-capture ratio since inception of 201% and a down-capture ratio of 37%.