Why no bollards in Barcelona?

All the more when Salafism, the “back to the roots” idea of resurrecting the Golden Age of Islam and the ideal Muslim society under the first four caliphs, is exceptionally strong in the city.

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Diamond Age Russia Fund: Monthly Letter to Investors – March 2014

The “Crimea” Edition: “Russia and asset prices go South” In March, the Fund’s portfolio lost ground and NAV dropped 16.25%. However, for a geopolitical event of this magnitude, this result was painful but predictable – what else could be expected of a long-biased portfolio, constructed with a long-term view to…

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Diamond Age Russia Fund: Monthly Letter to Investors – May 2013

In May, the all-Russia RTS Index sold off another -3.67%, on the back of the overall continued emerging market and commodity weakness, amplified by the Russia and CIS-related storm caused by the unlawful expropriation of investor assets in Cyprus. As the Investment Advisor reported in previous months, although the Fund…

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