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Part 4: How to invest to be crisis ready

By Stephan Bernard on 09 Jun 2020

COVID-19 has driven home an important life lesson: Expect (and plan for) the unexpected. When it comes to your finances, this means balancing the need to hav...

COVID-19: Looking to history to understand potential outcomes

By Stephan Bernard on 09 Apr 2020

With much of the world in lockdown, one wonders whether it is appropriate to draw on past analogies in thinking about what lies ahead. However, every prior...

COVID-19: Q&A with Allan Gray portfolio managers

By Tamryn Lamb on 08 Apr 2020

With many countries in lockdown, uncertainty prevails. Against this backdrop, many clients are asking for our views on the economic impact, an update on our...

COVID-19: Evaluating market risk versus opportunity

By Duncan Artus on 25 Mar 2020

We have managed our portfolios through a range of different crises since 1974. Over the last 20 years, the dotcom collapse in 2001/02, the global financial...

Beware of recency bias when making investment decisions

By Beatri Faul on 29 Jan 2020

Over the past year, we have seen local investments streaming towards bonds and cash – the top-performing asset classes for most of 2019. Are investors chasin...

How to construct a portfolio for a range of outcomes

By Andrew Lapping on 28 Oct 2019

The future is extremely uncertain. This isn’t because of any particular global situation; it is always the case. This is why it is important that we build...

The dash for cash

By Duncan Artus and Nathan Wridgway on 28 Feb 2019

The end of the calendar year often leads to reflection on how one’s investments have performed. Many savers are questioning the wisdom of investing in South...

Is cash king?

By Catherine Robberts on 22 Nov 2018

It has been a good few years for cash. Over the past three years cash (i.e. highly liquid assets, like money market funds and fixed-interest assets, such as...

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