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Emperor in stride with quant hedge fund

Tom de Lange
Offered as an en commandite partnership, the new fund has gained 23.5% since its November launch

AWARDS 2014: Peregrine Capital, represented by Jacques Conradie and Tobie Lochner, took the award for Fund of the Year. For more, click here.


Putting the pieces together

Transitioning to the new regulatory environment requires a lot of detail-driven work but the benefits should be multiple

Shapiro plans standalone property fund

Ex Alt Re man sees room for new offerings as investors seek exposure to expanding sector

Focused equity mandates ahead in February

South African fund of funds add 2.16% for the month

Long/short funds show strong returns for March

FTSE/JSE All Share dips 1.3% for the month
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Nigeria turns the corner

All Share Index gains 5.48% in March...
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Tax risk not entirely carved out with 2013 clause

KPMG takes a look at tax exposure for South African fund managers who manage offshore funds...
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Kenya leads amongst African markets in February

MSCI Frontier Markets Africa Index adds 0.31% in February...
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Nigerian rout continues as Egypt rises above the fray

Regional, structural and political trends in Africa continue to challenge investors...
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Monthly Medians MAR 2015 YTD 2015
South African Composite 1.19% 4.92%
HedgeNews Africa Composite 0.70% 2.93%
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Finance News | JSE in red despite Kumba's strong run

Kumba’s share price has continued its recovery on the JSE on the back of a stronger iron ore price, but it was not enough to push the major indices into the black.

Read more › | European shares stumble as Commerzbank falls

European equities have fallen following some weaker-than-expected corporate updates, as a new share issue hit Commerzbank.

Read more › | Rand retreats after strong gains overnight

The rand has relinquished some ground against the dollar after strong gains in the previous session, with traders expecting it to take its cue from global markets.

Read more › | Weaker UPM-Kymmene leads European shares lower

European equities have fallen following some weaker-than-expected updates, with paper maker UPM-Kymmene slipping after announcing results.

Read more › | Asian stocks mostly down, weak yen boosts Tokyo

Asian markets have mostly fallen following losses on Wall Street, with Shanghai losing more than 1% a day after hitting a seven-year high.

Read more › | Gold holds near $1 200 as dollar retreats

Gold has held the biggest gain in almost three months to trade near $1 200 an ounce before Federal Reserve policy makers begin a meeting on interest rates.

Read more › | European shares fall in early trading

European shares have fallen, with Commerzbank dropping after announcing plans to raise €1.4bn and Swiss sanitary equipment maker Geberit slipping.

Read more › | How 'spoofing' might have crashed the market

Alleged flash-crash spoofer Navinder Singh Sarao is the sort of day-trader who whines a lot about how markets are rigged against him, says Bloomberg's Matt Levine.

Read more › | US stocks extend record-setting rally

US stocks have opened higher, extending last week's record-breaking rally at the start of a busy week on Wall St.

Read more › | Egypt's currency black market brings challenges

Egypt's currency black market, a thorn in the side of successive governments, has virtually disappeared following a central bank crackdown.

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2015 Awards

Cape Town, Feb 19, 2015
The HedgeNews Africa Awards were held on February 19 in Cape Town. Click here to see who took this year's honours.

Cape Town, Feb 19, 2015
The HedgeNews Africa Symposium 2015 was held on February 19. For full coverage of the event, look out for our April print edition.

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