Roome, William (2005) South African equities as inflation hedges: a note. In: 10th AIBF Banking and Finance Conference, 29-30 Sept 2005, Melbourne, Australia.
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Equities have traditionally been said are to offer a hedge against inflation. During the latter years of the twentieth century, South Africa provided a good test case for establishing the veracity of this claim, as a high rate of inflation was the norm. Accordingly, this note examines the empirical evidence, with most studies finding South African equities to have served as a good hedge against inflation over the long term.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||equities, inflation, South Africa|
|Fields of Research (FOR2008):||14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140207 Financial Economics|
|Subjects:||340000 Economics > 340200 Applied Economics > 340203 Finance Economics|
|Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008):||UNSPECIFIED|
|Deposited On:||11 Oct 2007 10:16|
|Last Modified:||09 Aug 2009 15:10|
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