The Reading Room

The Reading Room

Warren Buffett’s wager

The equities vs hedge funds stand-off

On a mission to build Africa’s largest venture capital fund

Fund aims to “find and nurture high-growth entrepreneurs through funding, incubation and enterprise development”

FSB confirms change to Regulation 28

Will collective investment schemes follow?

Long-term return forecasts 2018

"Expected" returns across the world's major asset classes

Get used to US-style shorting

The market is a voting machine. This is nothing new, writes Simon Brown on Fin24

Zimbabwe turns a corner

Hope and doubt thrive in equal measure as Zimbabwe enters the post-Mugabe era, yet investors remain wary until the direction is clear

Fairfax Africa Fund plans to build $4 billion oil refinery in...

Feasibility study for the building of the refinery is underway

South African hedge funds review – Opalesque Roundtable

South Africa's regulatory framework has unlocked opportunities for domestic hedge fund managers, and there is also increased interest from foreign funds looking to distribute here

Recognising 2017’s best investment papers

The Savvy Investor Awards are judged on the basis of quality and readability, and the appeal to its institutional investor audience

‘Alt beta’ disrupts hedge funds

Managers are finding that more of their strategies can be automated