The Australian and global small/mid cap sectors both had similar returns for 2019, however the Australian sector had a greater disparity between the best and worst performers.
According to data from FE Analytics, within the Australian Core Strategies universe, the global small/mid cap sector returned 24.59%, while the Australia small/mid cap sector returned 24.45%, over the year to 31 December, 2019.
The best performing in the global sector were Fairlight Global Small & Mid Cap A (36.76%), Ellerston Global Mid Small Unhedged (36.04%), THB International Micro Cap W (31.99%), Prime Value
Emerging Opportunities (31.81%) and Lazard Global Small Caps I (28.44%).
The best performers in the Australian sector were Bennelong Emerging Companies (86.65%),...