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The power of perspective in an election year

By Marise Bester on 02 May 2024

Reading time: 10 mins

Many local investors are understandably worried about what the future holds and how the election may affect their wealth. Keeping perspective throughout your...

Insights categories - Local investing

2024: What will the election year hold?

By Duncan Artus on 30 Jan 2024

Viewing time: 7 mins

From macroeconomic decisions to political outcomes, markets – and sentiment – can be temporarily influenced by various external factors. If 2023 will be...

Insights categories - Local investing

Easy monetary policy to remain a feature for the foreseeable future

By Londa Nxumalo on 20 Oct 2020

Viewing time: 22 mins 9 seconds

When picking investments for a bond fund, it is important to consider what is going on in the economy, particularly GDP growth, the inflation trajectory and...

Insights categories - Markets and economy

South Africa's fiscal dilemma

By Sandy McGregor on 25 Jan 2019

Reading time: 11 mins

Faced with sky-high debt, a stagnant economy and disappointing tax collections, South Africa is on an unsustainable fiscal path. Difficult choices have to be...

Insights categories - Markets and economy

Approaching a tipping point?

By Sandy McGregor on 30 Jun 2018

Reading time: 11 mins

After a strong start to the year, global investors have been spooked by a diverse combination of developments, including a slowdown in global economic...

Insights categories - Markets and economy

Fixing the South African economy

By Sandy McGregor on 24 Jan 2018

Reading time: 10 mins

If we can make necessary changes domestically, favourable global business conditions will support a rapid economic turnaround. Now that the ANC conference is...


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