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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.

EDITOR'S LETTER

Putting the pieces together

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

Shapiro plans standalone property fund

Ex Alt Re man sees room for new offerings as investors seek exposure to expanding sector
FUND OF FUNDS TABLES - MARCH 2015

Focused equity mandates ahead in February

South African fund of funds add 2.16% for the month
SINGLE-MANAGER TABLES - MARCH 2015

South African equity funds leap forward

South African Single-Manager Composite adds 2.44% for the month
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INDUSTRY RESEARCH
THE READING ROOM

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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AFRICA MARKET WRAP

Kenya leads amongst African markets in February

MSCI Frontier Markets Africa Index adds 0.31% in February...
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AFRICA MARKET WRAP

Nigerian rout continues as Egypt rises above the fray

Regional, structural and political trends in Africa continue to challenge investors...
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AFRICA MARKET WRAP

Egypt posts year’s highest gains

African bourses ended 2014 not with a bang but a whimper...
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Monthly Medians FEB 2015 YTD 2015
South African Composite 2.44% 3.69%
HedgeNews Africa Composite 1.53% 2.21%
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Finance News

Fin24.com | Rand climbs as weak US data weighs on dollar

The rand has gained as much as 1.4% against the dollar, after weaker-than-expected US data led to a scale back of expectations when the Federal Reserve will start hiking interest rates.

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Fin24.com | SA shares creep higher, MTN up on Nigeria election

South African stocks have ticked up slightly buoyed by telecoms operator MTN Group, spurred on by peaceful presidential elections in Nigeria where it is a market leader.

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Fin24.com | US stocks slide after weak ADP jobs report

Wall Street stocks have dropped sharply in early trade following disappointing US hiring figures for March.

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Fin24.com | JSE resources drop on commodity price pressure

The Resources index on the JSE has fallen 1.69% to bring the past month's losses to just over 10%, mainly due to renewed pressure on commodity prices.

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Fin24.com | Global markets: Solid start for Euro stocks

European stocks and the dollar have made solid starts to the second quarter as signs of a recovery in the eurozone cheered investors after their blowout.

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Fin24.com | Global markets: Solid Q2 start for Euro stocks

European stocks and the dollar have made solid starts to the second quarter as signs of a recovery in the eurozone cheered investors after their blowout.

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Fin24.com | European shares fall early, eurozone PMIs eyed

European shares have dropped in early trading, starting the new quarter on a negative note after poor macro data from China.

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Fin24.com | Rand firms, local data caps gains

The rand has firmed close to half a percent against the dollar as the US currency floundered, dragged lower by worries over a nuclear deal with Iran.

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Fin24.com | Asian markets slip, Shanghai up on China data

Asian markets have retreated following losses on Wall Street, with Tokyo also hurt by a disappointing reading of Japanese business confidence.

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Fin24.com | US stocks drop on final day of first quarter

Wall Street stocks have tumbled, snapping a two-day winning streak to close the first quarter on a sour note as volatility in equity markets stays high.

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2014 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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