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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 0.63% in July
SINGLE-MANAGER TABLES - SEPTEMBER 2014

Equity funds gain despite a weak market

August returns mixed while FTSE/JSE All Share Index dips 0.46%
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INDUSTRY RESEARCH
THE READING ROOM
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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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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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 | Oil prices steady at end of volatile week

World oil prices have steadied after Brent crude had this week hit a two-year low point against a backdrop of solid supplies and dampening demand growth.

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Fin24.com | JSE sentiment improves

Sentiment on the JSE improved dramatically, with uncertainty about a possible rate hike out of the way and as markets across the world were also higher.

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Fin24.com | Nikkei closes at highest level since 2007

Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index has closed at its highest level in nearly seven years as the tumbling yen propelled the Japanese market.

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Fin24.com | Rand near seven-month lows on Marcus news

The rand has held near a seven-month low against the dollar, looking set to end the week with a loss as markets took in the end of governor Gill Marcus' term.

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Fin24.com | Spain leads European shares higher as Scots snub independence

European shares have surged after Scotland's decision to vote "no" to independence from the UK buoyed equity markets.

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Fin24.com | Rand near seven-month lows to dollar

The rand has held near a seven-month low against the dollar, looking set to end the week with a loss as markets took in the end of governor Gill Marcus' term.

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Fin24.com | Pound hits two-year high on Scotland results

The British pound has surged to a more than two-year high against the euro, rallied against the dollar as Scotland appeared likely to vote against independence from the UK.

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Fin24.com | Dow, S&P 500 hit records on Alibaba momentum

The Dow and S&P 500 have bolted to fresh records on continued momentum from the Federal Reserve decision and enthusiasm ahead of Alibaba's expected IPO.

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Fin24.com | Asia shares up, pound up on Scotland vote

Asian markets have risen after a record Wall St close, while the pound rallied as investors took early results as showing Scotland had rejected independence.

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Fin24.com | Naspers, banks lead JSE higher

South African stocks have ended higher, led by Naspers after a broker upgrade while banks extended gains for the third straight session.

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