The fund's investment manager, Ocean Dial Asset Management added: "The period witnessed a wide divergence in performance between the large cap and mid cap stocks
, a trend which has continued since 2018."
Small and mid cap stocks
in power, chemical and cement stocks were volume leaders on the trade chart.
Mid cap stocks
with market capitalization of P2 billion to P10 billion have average returns of 7.9 percent while big cap stocks with market capitalization of P10 billion to P200 billion have returns of 6.6 percent.
Having joined Deutsche Asset Management in 2007, Schueler is a member of the Portfolio Construction Team at Deutsche Asset Management for European Small and Mid Cap stocks
Market capitalisation eroded 0.43%, or more than QR2bn, to QR526.75bn with large and mid cap stocks
losing 0.61% and 0.37%, while small and micro caps gained 1.53% and 0.56% respectively.
The DFM General Index closed at 2280.34, 0.72 per cent up, led by advances in blue-chip and mid cap stocks
. Of the 27 stocks traded, 12 gained, 10 declined and five remained unchanged.
Colombo, April 9 -- Ahead of the longest annual holiday season in Sri Lanka, with the Sinhala Tamil New Year falling on coming week, Colombo indices surged with investor participation witnessed in selected small and mid cap stocks
on Friday the 8 April 2011.
Yasaar and FTSE Group are recent collaborators on the FTSE Shariah Global Equity Index Series, which comprises the large and mid cap stocks
from the FTSE Global Equity Index Series which are screened conservatively for their adherence to Shariah-law.
The FTSE 100 Index finished the year 10.7% higher but was once again outperformed by mid cap stocks
with the FTSE 250 Index climbing 27.1% over the 12 month period.
Commenting on the outlook for UK mid caps, Crispin Finn,manager of the Credit Suisse UK Mid 250 Fund, said:``We'vehad a strong recovery since March in cyclical mid cap stocks
which we believe are now due for a pause.
This index is a good benchmark for small and mid cap stocks
, although it can be imprecise simply because of its immense size.
Asset mix guidelines identify asset classes - such as large cap stocks, mid cap stocks
, small cap stocks, international stocks, intermediate bonds, international bonds, and high yield bonds - approved for investments with the maximum and minimum range for each asset category.