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  1. A Markowitz mean-variance analysis of hedge fund investments for multi-asset class portfolio holders in South Africa
    Naidoo, Lushan, 2018-11-02T09:31:32Z, University of Cape Town
    This research aims to provide insight into the hedge fund industry in South Africa. The focus is on retirement funds and the use of hedge funds in a multi-asset class portfolio. Diversification is an important tool for portfolio managers who make use of correlation to achieve higher risk-adjusted re ...
  2. Comparative assessment of matching grants and microcredit interventions in improving livelihood of peasant farmer in Mazabuka District, Zambia
    Kabengele, Godfrey, 2018-11-02T09:31:41Z, University of Cape Town
    Financing peasant farmers using sustainable and effective approach can reduce poverty level significantly among peasant farmers. Development Institutions and government deploy various financing models to fund peasant farmers as a means of intervention to alleviate poverty. This study assesses and co ...
  3. An investigation into the competency framework required for the responsible pharmacist in the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector in South Africa
    Dockrat, Leila, 2018-11-02T12:53:29Z, The University of the Western Cape
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  4. Impact of transaction costs on intra Southern African migrants remittances
    Mukadi, Basala, 2018-11-02T09:31:32Z, University of Cape Town
    The average charges of officially transferring remittances from South Africa to other Southern African countries have been regarded as expensive compared to other main corridor of south-south remittance, and this has long been recognized as a major drain on the income of migrants and their household ...
  5. A qualitative analysis of social enterprises as mechanisms for boosting agricultural productivity in Kenya
    Mburu, Shirley Wanjiku, 2018-11-02T09:31:31Z, University of Cape Town
    With the ever expanding role of social enterprises globally, this research aims to build awareness of the role that social enterprises play in the Kenyan agricultural sector and investigate the factors that influence the development of agricultural social enterprises in Kenya. The data analysed for ...
  6. The Industrial Development Corporation"s Distressed Funding: Effectiveness in rescuing distressed companies following the global financial crisis
    Matlaila, Mamoekeng, 2018-11-02T09:31:30Z, University of Cape Town
    The recent global financial crisis which began in the United States of America in 2007, spread to almost all economies in the world and evolved into a world economic downturn. Governments around the world introduced different rescue interventions to avoid the collapse of the financial and banking sy ...
  7. Exploratory study to evaluate the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Namibia"s manufacturing sector
    Maponga, Chivimbiso C J L, 2018-11-02T09:31:29Z, University of Cape Town
    This study sought to explore what is termed the "entrepreneurial ecosystem" that exists for small businesses operating in the manufacturing sector in Namibia. The objectives were to establish whether there exists a conducive business environment – that is an environment conducive for small businesse ...
  8. An exploratory study of project financing urban infrastructure
    Magqaza, Ayanda, 2018-11-02T09:31:28Z, University of Cape Town
    This research paper aims to explore the use of project finance to fund urban infrastructure in order to aid the development of affordable housing. This is due to the high rate of urbanisation in developing nations, leading to the challenge of providing adequate shelter and the requisite infrastructu ...
  9. An analysis of Candlestick charting: the predictive power of the three-outside-up and three-outside-down Candlestick patterns in the context of small capitalization stocks in the USA
    Hutton, Simon, 2018-11-02T09:31:28Z, University of Cape Town
    This paper examines the predictive power of two Japanese Candlestick patterns for a 49-stock sample of small capitalization stocks drawn from the S&P 600 for the period 1 June 2005 to 15 May 2015. Using the normal approximation to the binomial for statistical testing and a dynamic holding period str ...
  10. Measures of financial development
    Hoffman, Dieter, 2018-11-02T09:31:25Z, University of Cape Town
    The subject of financial development has received a great deal of attention, both theoretically and through empirical research. Earlier work focussed on the relationship between financial development and economic growth, with both policy makers and academics seeing financial liberalisation and the d ...