Data Alerts

Market-neutral category leads in torrid June

Hedge funds felt the heat in June’s torrid markets, with the HedgeNews Africa South Africa Single Manager Index coming in -1.08% lower,...

Hedge funds endure in tough May

All South African hedge fund strategies turned in positive medians in May, while global markets were shaken and the JSE All Share...

Funds hold steady in brutal month

South African hedge funds turned in respectable gains in April, with the HedgeNews Africa South African Single-Manager Composite delivering a median return of 0.65%.

March brings wide range of returns

The HedgeNews Africa South Africa Single-Manager Composite added 0.49% in March, to sit 1.42% higher for the year so far, while the broader HedgeNews...

Multi-strategy leads in turbulent February

The HedgeNews Africa South Africa Single-Manager Composite added 0.63% in February, led by single-manager multi-strategy funds, with a median gain of 1.17%.

Funds diverge as JSE edges upwards

A volatile start to the year brought a wide range of returns from South African hedge funds in January, with the HedgeNews Africa South...

Long/short sets the pace in 2021

South African hedge funds added a median 1.92% in December, according to the HedgeNews Africa South African Single Manager Composite, rounding out the year...

Multi-strategy ahead in November

The HedgeNews Africa South African Single-Manager Composite edged 0.37% higher in November, while the JSE All Share Index gained 4.47% and the South African...

Long/short ahead in October

South African hedge funds added a median 1.52% in October, according to the HedgeNews Africa South African Single-Manager Composite, which is now 11.7% ahead...

Numbers mixed in tough month

South African multi-strategy funds led the way in September, gaining a median 1.12% in a negative month for both domestic equities and...

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%.

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