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BACI expands with ex-BlueAlpha team

Brinkmann and Valkin continue with options fund while Schwartz and Rozowsky manage long/short strategy
 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

CalPERS' decision has many nuances

Hedge funds remain a valuable addition to many types of investor portfolios
FUND NEWS

Patchitt's High Street reaches three-year mark

Multi-strategy fund posts steady gains, with a net 15% return over a rolling 12 months
FUND OF FUNDS TABLES - SEPTEMBER 2014

Fund of funds come in flat for August

HedgeNews Africa Fund of Funds Composite adds 0.15% for the month
SINGLE-MANAGER TABLES - OCTOBER 2014

Equity funds endure a tough September

FTSE/JSE All Share Index falls 2.58% in September
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THE READING ROOM
AFRICA MARKET WRAP

Morocco shines while Namibia tumbles

Ebola outbreak casts shadow over West African region...
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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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Monthly Medians SEPT 2014 YTD 2014
South African Composite 0.37% 7.27%
HedgeNews Africa Composite 0.36% 6.31%
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Finance News

Fin24.com | Asia markets mixed after Wall Street gains

Asian markets have been mixed following strong gains on Wall Street, with Tokyo enjoying a significant bump due to the dollar's rise against the yen.

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Fin24.com | Battle of the bulls and bears on JSE

The battle between the bulls and the bears on the JSE is in full swing and the future direction of the market will depend on which side gets the upper hand.

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Fin24.com | Global markets: Stress tests, Ebola cool stocks

World stocks have dipped, as European bank stress test results due at the weekend and New York City's first case of Ebola prompted investors to lock in profits.

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Fin24.com | European shares fall after New York Ebola case

European shares have fallen in early trading, as investors fretted about news that a doctor who recently returned to New York has tested positive for Ebola.

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Fin24.com | Dollar rally fizzles in Asia

The dollar has edged down against the yen in Asia after rallying on good economic data, with the first Ebola case in New York City hitting investors' risk appetite.

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Fin24.com | Rand holds onto gains, seeks direction

The rand has held near recent highs against the dollar in early trade, looking for direction after hitting the R10.92 area.

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Fin24.com | US stocks surge on earnings

US stocks have bolted higher following a series of mostly strong earnings reports from Dow members Caterpillar, 3M and others.

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Fin24.com | Asia markets mixed despite Wall Street gains

Asian markets have been mixed following strong gains on Wall Street, with Tokyo enjoying a significant bump due to the dollar's rise against the yen.

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Fin24.com | Oil resumes slide in Asian trade

Oil prices have resumed their slide in Asian trade following a sharp rebound the day before as investors wait for more signs of economic growth in Europe.

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Fin24.com | JSE drifts lower, MTN weighs

South African shares have ended in the red, dragged lower by MTN, which surprised investors with news it was struggling to sign on new subscribers in Nigeria.

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