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INVESTOR SURVEY 2014: Leading allocators to the South African hedge fund industry share their views on the year ahead. Digital edition available here.

EDITOR'S LETTER

An industry transforming on many levels

From a shifting market to evolving regulatory and operating environments, the ability to handle change has never been more important
FUND NEWS

Tower builds its range of funds

New hedge and long-only mandates add to offering as flagship South African hedge fund passes the five-year mark
FUND OF FUNDS TABLES - OCTOBER 2014

Fund of funds hold steady in September

South African fund of funds add a median 0.08%
SINGLE-MANAGER TABLES - NOVEMBER 2014

Aggressive South African equity funds outperform

FTSE/JSE All Share Index adds 1% in October
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INDUSTRY RESEARCH
THE READING ROOM
AFRICA MARKET WRAP

Volatility rattles African bourses

Nigeria and Zimbabwe take the biggest knocks...
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AFRICA MARKET WRAP

Morocco shines while Namibia tumbles

Ebola outbreak casts shadow over West African region...
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AFRICA MARKET WRAP

Egypt’s bourse continues to defy gravity

MSCI Frontier Markets Africa Index dips 0.69% in August...
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PRIVATE EQUITY

Medium-term private equity performance improves

Asset class still lags the performance of local indices...
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Monthly Medians SEPT 2014 YTD 2014
South African Composite 0.37% 7.27%
HedgeNews Africa Composite 0.36% 6.31%
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Finance News

Fin24.com | JSE hit by global sell-off, ascendant rand

South African stocks have logged their biggest one-day decline in a month, owing to weak overseas economic data and a firmer rand.

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Fin24.com | Oil market drops as Opec holds output ceiling

Global oil prices have fallen as traders deemed that the Opec cartel was unlikely to trim output at its key production meeting next week.

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Fin24.com | Asian stocks dip, yen hits fresh lows

Asian markets have been mixed after another round of weak manufacturing data underlined the slowdown in China's economy, while the Fed's meeting hinted on rates.

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Fin24.com | JSE resources dip below key resistance level

Stocks lost further traction and analysts warned major indices are moving towards important resistant levels for the market's upward momentum.

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Fin24.com | European shares hit by weaker-than-expected data

European shares have fallen after weaker-than-expected eurozone manufacturing data reignited worries over the outlook for growth.

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Fin24.com | European shares hit by weak eurozone data

European shares have fallen, with top eurozone shares extending an early dip after weak manufacturing data reignited fears over growth prospects.

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Fin24.com | Rand investors cautious ahead of rates move

The rand and government bonds have traded within recent ranges with investors treading carefully before the announcement of a decision on interest rates.

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Fin24.com | Asian stocks mostly down, yen hits fresh lows

Asian markets have mostly slipped after another round of weak manufacturing data underlined the slowdown in China's economy.

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Fin24.com | Nasdaq drops 0.6% as Tesla, Netflix stumble

High-flying tech companies Netflix and Tesla Motors shave sumbled, pulling the Nasdaq 0.6% lower in a muted day for US equities.

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Fin24.com | Iron ore producers drag JSE lower

South African stocks have dipped, weighed down by iron ore companies after the price of the steel-making ingredient fell to a fresh five-year low.

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2014 Awards

Cape Town, Feb 19, 2015
The HedgeNews Africa 2014 Awards are provisionally scheduled for February 19, 2015 in Cape Town.
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Cape Town, Feb 19, 2015
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