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Lessons from the winners and losers of the last five years

Over the last five years, deteriorating domestic conditions and rapidly developing global trends have seen some well-known stocks, and even entire industries and markets, fall in and out of favour. From Ramaphoria and the COVID-19 pandemic, to the collapse of Steinhoff and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, investors have been tasked with figuring out who the winners might be in a very complex environment.

In conversation with investment analyst Siphesihle Zwane, portfolio manager Jacques Plaut and investment analyst Pieter Koornhof discuss some of the notable winners and losers of the last five years. With the benefit of hindsight, they share some enduring lessons that investors can glean from the not-so-distant past and explain how we apply our investment approach in the current environment.

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