Industry Research

Industry Research

Testing times for African markets

MSCI Frontier Markets Africa Index adds 0.63% in November

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Is there a place for hedge in your portfolio?

OPINION: by John Haslett, portfolio manager at Alpha Asset Management

Zim the outlier as bourses endure red October

MSCI Frontier Markets Africa Index declines 4.8%

Investor Survey 2018

In our latest annual investor survey, HedgeNews Africa polled leading allocators to the South African hedge fund industry, including fund of funds and consultants to both a retail and institutional client base

How hedge funds can help living annuities

Living annuities need to provide regular income, and are thus particularly exposed to the suppressed market performance of recent years. THINK.CAPITAL's Elmien Wagenaar suggests how hedge funds can help

The opportunity cost of carry

Marble Rock's Rick Walker looks at the actual return on offshore investment, and weighs up the opportunity cost of carry

Co-investing offers opportunity

Does co-investing offer opportunity in the South African hedge fund market? Industry veteran Ian Hamilton sees the potential

Accessing Africa: A guide for investors

Is there alpha to be found in Africa? Most definitely, according to those pioneering managers who look across the continent in the belief that hard work and patience will bring superior long-term returns.

Caution prevails on African bourses

MSCI FM Africa Index declines 4.82% in September