Industry Research

Industry Research

Africa mid-year report

MSCI FM Africa Index advances 5.94% in June

Continental shift

MSCI Frontier Markets Africa Index surges in May

How should investors assess the equilibrium real rate of interest?

In this guest post, Andrew Perrins, CEO of Savvy Investor, presents some of the best papers curated by the Savvy Investor research team on the natural rate of interest.

Private equity returns edge lower

Long-term private equity returns continued a downward slide, delivering an internal rate of return of 15.8% for the quarter ending December 2016

The case for short selling

There are many myths around the practice of short selling, but when executed correctly, short selling can reduce portfolio risk and enhance portfolio returns, according to research from Electus Fund Managers

Bullish trend continues in April

MSCI FM Africa Index adds 2.47% for the month of April

Hedge fund assets dip in transition year

Hedge fund assets in rand classes came in at R63.18 billion for the 12-month period, a marginal decrease of 0.95% compared with the end of 2015

Deutsche Bank’s AI Survey reveals how hedge funds can stay in...

Survey finds that over three quarters of investors plan to grow or maintain their hedge fund allocations

Credit Suisse releases 9th annual Hedge Fund Investor Survey

The survey, entitled “Shifting Tides,” gauges responses from over 320 institutional investors

Bullish month for African bourses

March mainly positive for bourses across the continent