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QSolvo benefits from quant approach

Ex-Prescient pair aim to deliver flexible exposure to South African equities in all market conditions
 Shane Watkins, Harry Singh, hedge fund, All Weather Capital

TEAM BUILDING: Johannesburg-based All Weather Capital is building out its investment team after a strong start with its new fund. Read more.

EDITOR'S LETTER

More than just a bank failure

African Bank's troubles give fund managers pause for thought about the ever-changing dynamics of risk and reward
FUND NEWS

Nitrogen reaches eight-year mark

Williams and Potgieter add to team as fund extends healthy track record, with annualised returns of more than 15% since inception
FUND OF FUNDS TABLES - AUGUST 2014

Fund of funds extend year-to-date gains

HedgeNews Africa SA Fund of Funds Composite adds a provisional 0.62% in July
SINGLE-MANAGER TABLES - AUGUST 2014

July returns subdued in line with markets

FTSE/JSE All Share Index adds 0.93% in July
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INDUSTRY RESEARCH
THE READING ROOM
PRIVATE EQUITY

Medium-term private equity performance improves

Asset class still lags the performance of local indices...
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RESEARCH

AIMA publishes “The Case for Hedge Funds”

A compilation of AIMA’s thought-leadership research since the global financial crisis...
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AFRICA MARKET WRAP

Egypt reaches record highs as gainers outnumber losers

EGX 30 surges to its highest level since the global financial crisis...
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AFRICA MARKET WRAP

Egypt is region’s best performer in first half

Mixed fortunes for African markets as first half closes...
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Monthly Medians JUL 2014 YTD 2014
South African Composite 0.55% 6.52%
HedgeNews Africa Composite 0.86% 5.48%
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Finance News

Fin24.com | European shares inch up, Tesco sinks

European shares have risen in early trade, recovering some of the ground lost in the previous session as investors awaited inflation figures.

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Fin24.com | Rand down on Ukraine tensions

The rand has weakened against the dollar as tensions in Ukraine soured global risk sentiment and as investors looked ahead to new trade deficit data.

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Fin24.com | Wall St loses ground on Ukraine worry

US stocks have edged lower after tension between Ukraine and Russia snapped the focus of investors back to the volatile region, but US data helped curb losses

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Fin24.com | Oil prices up on Ukraine tensions

Oil prices have risen in Asia supported by renewed Russia-Ukraine tensions and upbeat US economic data.

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Fin24.com | Asian shares slump as Ukraine tensions flare

Asian markets have slipped as the prospect of a military confrontation between Ukraine and Russia knocked confidence and offset forecast-beating US growth data.

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Fin24.com | Platinum producers weigh on JSE

South African stocks have been on the back foot, dragged lower by platinum miners after the world's second-biggest producer Impala posted a sharp fall in earnings.

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Fin24.com | Resources lead JSE lower

Resources stocks have led the JSE lower for the second consecutive day, as the share prices of iron producers are hovering around record lows.

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Fin24.com | Asia shares mostly down, euro claws back losses

Asia's markets have mostly fallen, with investors unable to build on the previous day's advances after the S&P on Wall Street notched up another record.

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Fin24.com | Wall St drifts to another record in flat trade

US stocks ended little changed with the S&P 500 creeping up to another record closing high in a lethargic session, though some retail stocks traded heavily.

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Fin24.com | Asia shares mixed, euro recovers

Asia's markets have been mixed with investors unable to build on the previous day's advances after the S&P on Wall Street notched up another record.

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