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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 - 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 | Rand treads narrow path

The rand has traded largely flat against the dollar in a lacklustre session, with weak domestic economic fundamentals likely to keep the currency under pressure.

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Fin24.com | JSE advances as Bidvest jumps

Stocks have ticked higher as Bidvest Holdings advanced after the industrial conglomerate announced it could list its food unit in London.

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Fin24.com | Oil dips amid US holiday, China data

Global oil prices have slid in subdued deals as dealers digested weak Chinese manufacturing data, analysts say.

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Fin24.com | Asia shares higher after Wall St records

Asian markets have edged up following a record close on Wall Street, Chinese sluggish economy prompts fresh stimulus from Beijing.

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Fin24.com | Dire economy set to eat into company earnings

Last week’s downward trend on the JSE has come to a halt, but the reality that the economy is in dire straits is beginning to take its toll on company earnings .

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Fin24.com | Euro at one-year low against dollar in Asia

The euro has struggled at a one-year low against the dollar in Asia, ahead of a European Central Bank meeting where policymakers will consider their next move.

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Fin24.com | Rand opens week on back foot

The rand has opened the week on the back foot as investors worry about Ukraine/Russia tensions and weakness in the local economy

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Fin24.com | Rand opens on back foot

The rand has opened the week on the back foot as investors worry about Ukraine/Russia tensions and weakness in the local economy

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Fin24.com | Asia up, Wall Street reaches higher

Asian markets edged up after a record close on Wall Street at the end of last week, while data indicating Chinese sluggishness could prompt stimulus from Beijing.

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Fin24.com | Asia up, Wall Street up reaches higher

Asian markets edged up after a record close on Wall Street at the end of last week, while data indicating Chinese sluggishness could prompt stimulus from Beijing.

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