Articles by Keyword: Currency Markets

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  1. The global currency tango — The relationship between the carry trade, emerging/commodity currencies and risk

    The global currency tango — The relationship between the carry trade, emerging/commodity currencies and risk

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Investment Analysts Journal
    This study has foci on the global drivers of currencies and their relationship to economic jurisdiction in the presence of global risk appetite. We focus on a comprehensive basket of global currencies, deriving three statistically motivated currency market factors. We...
  2. <em>Acacia mearnsii</em> industry overview: current status, key research and development issues

    <em>Acacia mearnsii</em> industry overview: current status, key research and development issues

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    Acacia mearnsii De Wild (black wattle) is an important plantation species for tannin production and woodchip exports in South Africa and Brazil. This study provides an updated overview of the black wattle industries in both countries, including planted areas and...
  3. International stock market linkages in Southern Africa

    International stock market linkages in Southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    The paper examines linkages between stock markets in South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe, and between these markets and stock markets elsewhere in the world, specifically emerging markets in Latin America and Asia and developed markets in the USA and the...
  4. The effect on taxpayers of new tax legislation regarding foreign exchange transactions

    The effect on taxpayers of new tax legislation regarding foreign exchange transactions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    Numerous problems have been encountered with the practical application of the new taxation legislation relating to foreign currency transactions. The purpose of this paper is to analyse the amendments relating to foreign exchange transactions and to illustrate, by using examples,...
  5. The corporate use of derivatives: a survey of South Africa’s large listed non-financial firms

    The corporate use of derivatives: a survey of South Africa’s large listed non-financial firms

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    This paper presents the results of a comparative questionnaire survey of derivative use by South African companies. The objective was to determine the extent of derivative use and to examine how and why companies use derivatives. Derivative use by South...
  6. A comment on “Portfolio rebalancing in South Africa”

    A comment on “Portfolio rebalancing in South Africa”

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    In this comment we add to the discussion on rebalancing portfolios by Sher and Barr (2011). In particular we highlight how a recent rebalancing proposal by Chan and Ramkumar (2011) is found to significantly improve rebalancing performance. An important feature...
  7. Stock market responses to corporate unbundling in South Africa

    Stock market responses to corporate unbundling in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: De Ratione
    This paper examines the effect of the announcement of a restructuring on the returns of the parent companies and the subsidiaries to be unbundled. Abnormal returns are calculated from sixty days prior to the unbundling announcement to sixty days after...
  8. Household Enterprise in Base-of-the-Pyramid Markets: the Influence of Institutions and Family Embeddedness

    Household Enterprise in Base-of-the-Pyramid Markets: the Influence of Institutions and Family Embeddedness

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    Nearly half of the population in Africa lives on less than $1.25 per day in what scholars refer to as base-of-the-pyramid (BOP) markets. More broadly, BOP markets account for two billion of the world's population living in extreme poverty. Household...
  9. Mutual fund performance: a market efficiency perspective

    Mutual fund performance: a market efficiency perspective

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Investment Analysts Journal
    This study reconciles existing literature on stock market efficiency and mutual fund performance by developing a framework to test whether fund managers are able to exploit market inefficiencies. We find a positive relationship between alpha and weak-form market efficiency. Most...
  10. Network Bricolage as the Reconciliation of Indigenous and Transplanted Institutions in Africa

    Network Bricolage as the Reconciliation of Indigenous and Transplanted Institutions in Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    This paper argues that network bricolage can play an important role in reconciling informal indigenous institutions rooted in African history with formal institutions mostly transplanted from outside. Drawing on the literature on bricolage, social entrepreneurship, networks and institutional entrepreneurship, and...