Articles by Keyword: Emerging Markets

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  1. 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...
  2. Is investor sentiment a relevant factor in determining asset prices?

    Is investor sentiment a relevant factor in determining asset prices?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Investment Analysts Journal
    The APT framework allows for a multitude of risk factors to be priced into asset returns, implying that it can be used to model returns using either macroeconomic or microeconomic factors. As such, the APT allows for non-traditional factors, such...
  3. 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...
  4. Effects of 17-α-estradiol on a free-living marine nematode community: a microcosm experiment

    Effects of 17-α-estradiol on a free-living marine nematode community: a microcosm experiment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    A microcosm experiment was used to examine the effects of 17-α-estradiol on a nematode community. Four 17-α-estradiol concentrations (0.15, 0.31, 0.62 and 1.24 ppm) were tested, and effects were examined after 30 days. Significant differences were noted between nematode assemblages...
  5. Challenges for emerging livestock farmers in Limpopo province, South Africa

    Challenges for emerging livestock farmers in Limpopo province, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Land redistribution schemes (e.g. Settlement Land Acquisition Grant and Land Redistribution for Agricultural Development) initiated since the mid-1990s in Limpopo province under national land reform programs have sought to introduce a new generation of previously disadvantaged people to commercial livestock...
  6. Inclusive innovation processes – experiences from Uganda and Tanzania

    Inclusive innovation processes – experiences from Uganda and Tanzania

    It has been well known since the 1960s that developing countries need to improve their capacity to use science and technology and that more efforts must be put into R&D that would benefit poor countries and people. Serious efforts to...
  7. <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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...