Hedge funds: it’s an ‘and’ not an ‘or’ discussion

It’s been a difficult few years for South African investors, who had become accustomed to lucrative returns on their portfolios. Frankly, investors have not been rewarded for taking on the risk of equity or property, left perplexed by a low growth environment.

Diversification away from equity markets provides risk buffers in the form of uncorrelated investments which can outperform when equity markets do not. And that is where hedge funds come into play, writes Ruan Jooste at Business Maverick. Read more