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Petrone joins Laurium with offshore focus

Ex-Pinebridge professional to focus on business development in US and European markets as offshore funds make good progress

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

A summer shadowed by instability

It’s certainly a topsy-turvy world, and exactly how the global markets finish the year is anyone’s guess right now
NEW HIRES

Novare builds out its team

Diversified Africa financial services group makes new appointments in two subsidiaries
FUND OF FUNDS TABLES - NOVEMBER 2014

Fund of funds make good progress in October

South African funds add 1.12% for the month
SINGLE-MANAGER TABLES - DECEMBER 2014

Multi-strategy funds lead in November

FTSE/JSE All Share Index adds 0.54% for the month
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INDUSTRY RESEARCH
THE READING ROOM
AFRICA MARKET WRAP

Nigeria slides on falling oil revenues

Egypt and Namibia come out ahead in November...
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PRIVATE EQUITY

Private equity continues to strengthen over medium term

Asset class still lags the strong equity market returns of recent years...
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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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Monthly Medians NOV 2014 YTD 2014
South African Composite 0.59% 8.83%
HedgeNews Africa Composite -0.26% 6.27%
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Finance News

Fin24.com | Rouble crisis sparks run on Belarus currency

Belarussians have reacted with panic to the rouble's plunge, rushing to buy foreign notes as they fear a devaluation of their own currency.

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Fin24.com | Rand consolidates post-Fed gains

The rand has consolidated recent gains against the dollar as positive sentiment towards emerging markets continued to favour local assets.

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Fin24.com | Brent crude steady below $60 a barrel

Brent crude has held below $60 a barrel, near a five-and-a-half year low as a global oversupply of oil showed little sign of receding.

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Fin24.com | Rand consolidates post Fed gains

The rand has consolidated recent gains against the dollar as positive sentiment towards emerging markets continued to favour local assets.

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Fin24.com | Asian markets extend gains after Fed statement

Asian markets have rallied for a second straight session, boosted by another strong performance on Wall Street.

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Fin24.com | Oil dives in volatile trade

Oil prices have skidded sharply in volatile trade, pushing the US benchmark futures contract to a new five-year low amid concerns about ample global supplies.

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Fin24.com | Global stocks in 'Santa rally' on Fed news

Global stock markets have surged in a "Santa Claus rally" as dealers welcomed the US Federal Reserve's signalling that an interest rate rise was not imminent.

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Fin24.com | Dow jumps as US stocks surge

US stocks have surged for the second day in a row following a Federal Reserve meeting as investors brushed aside concerns about another drop in oil prices.

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Fin24.com | European stocks close sharply higher

Europe's main stock markets have closed sharply higher on the back of the US Federal Reserve meeting, with the benchmark FTSE rising more than 2%.

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Fin24.com | SA stocks log biggest gain in nearly 6 years

Sasol has led the charge as stocks on the JSE booked their biggest daily gain in nearly six years, swept along by a wave of positive global equity sentiment.

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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
The HedgeNews Africa Symposium 2015 is provisionally scheduled for February 19, 2015 in Cape Town. For full coverage of this year's event see our bumper April print edition. Click for more

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