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The case for cross-pollination

Symbiosis between investor and fund manager is an established attribute of the hedge fund industry that the long-only world is seeking to emulate

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Fund of funds produce strong returns in May

HedgeNews Africa SA Fund of Funds Composite adds 1.72%

Funds produce steady returns in June

FTSE/JSE All Share Index adds 2.77% in June
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Egypt is region’s best performer in first half

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Finding the best route to access hedge funds

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Increased partnership between investors and hedge funds

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Transparency key for investors, Deutsche report finds

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Finance News | Oil prices rise on geopolitical tensions

Oil prices have risen on geopolitical tensions fuelled by a warning of tougher sanctions against Russia and fierce fighting in Gaza, traders say.

Read more › | Anglo American leads resources charge on JSE

Resources stocks on the JSE have been on the run with Anglo American at the forefront, reaching a new 52-week high.

Read more › | European shares rebound

European stocks have rebounded after hopes that rebels' decision to hand over the black boxes from the downed Malaysian plane would ease political tensions.

Read more › | Rand holds its own despite global tensions

The rand has traded virtually unchanged, with market watchers expecting the currency to stay in narrow ranges given a lack of significant news.

Read more › | Asian shares rise as Ukraine fears ease

Asian markets have picked up with traders welcoming news that pro-Russian rebels have handed over the black boxes from downed flight MH17.

Read more › | US stocks end lower on Ukraine, Gaza worries

US shares have finished lower as geopolitical concerns weighed on sentiment during the first trading session of a busy week of corporate earnings reports.

Read more › | Global markets: Stocks dip on Ukraine, Gaza

Major global stock markets fell and bond prices have rallied as worries over conflicts in the Gaza Strip and Ukraine raised uncertainty for investors.

Read more › | European markets close lower on Russia tensions

Europe's main stock markets have fallen for a third day, weighed down by concerns the US and Europe could toughen their sanctions against Russia.

Read more › | Global markets: Stocks indices slip, bonds gain

Major global stock markets have declined and bond prices have rallied as worries over the Gaza Strip and Ukraine overshadowed optimism over corporate earnings.

Read more › | SA stocks end lower, but mining shares rise

South African stocks edged lower, in line with global peers as simmering political tensions in Ukraine weighed on appetite for risky assets.

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