Data Alert

Data Alert

Multi-strategy sets pace in August

South African hedge funds added a median 0.95% in August, with the HedgeNews Africa SA Single-Manager Composite sitting 9.26% higher so far this year.

Long/short funds in the lead

The HedgeNews Africa South Africa Single Manager Composite returned a median 0.76% in July, led by the long/short equity category, which delivered 1.23%.

Fixed income leads in tough month for equities

The HedgeNews Africa South Africa Single-Manager Composite edged 0.11% higher in June as the South African equity market fell, and now sits a median...

Equity-focused hedge funds outperformed in May

Equity-focused hedge funds outperformed in May, with the HedgeNews Africa South African Single-Manager Composite adding 1.17% to sit 7.32% higher for the first five months,...

Multi-strategy funds lead in April

The HedgeNews Africa South African Single Manager Composite gained a median 0.8% in April, to sit 6.08% higher on the year, while...

Long/short ahead in March

Funds in the HedgeNews Africa database had a strong March, with the HedgeNews Africa South African Single Manager Composite gaining 1.61% while the broader HedgeNews...

Long/short leads in buoyant February

South African long/short equity funds were the best performing category in the HedgeNews Africa database in February, gaining a median 3.67% to sit 6.08%...

Single managers remain positive for January

South African hedge funds started the year on a solid footing, with the HedgeNews Africa South Africa Single-Manager Composite delivering a 1.64% gain.

Hedge funds resilient in December

South African hedge funds turned in a median gain of 6.19% in 2020, after adding 1.3% in December, according to the HedgeNews Africa South...

Strong November for many funds across strategies

Funds in the HedgeNews Africa database had a strong month, with the HedgeNews Africa South African Single Manager Composite adding a median 3% as...