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Markets and economy

A volatile quarter for emerging market equity and currency markets

By Duncan Artus on 12 Oct 2018

reading time: 4 mins

Emerging market equity and currency markets had a very volatile quarter. Vulnerabilities, both economic and political, are being exposed as global financial...

Markets and economy

Global growth accelerates but emerging markets under pressure

By Sandy McGregor on 05 Oct 2018

reading time: 3 mins

Following a slower first quarter, the rate of global economic growth accelerated during the Northern Hemisphere summer, with Europe being the only notable...

Companies category

Steinhoff class action

By Rob Formby on 28 Sep 2018

reading time: 1 min

Allan Gray, along with other South African institutions, is participating in a class action case being run in the Netherlands by Dutch law firm BarentsKrans ...

Personal investing

WATCH : How to select your asset manager

By Thandi Ngwane on 26 Sep 2018

viewing time: 1 min

Past performance is often the first, and sometimes only, consideration investors make when selecting an investment manager. However, performance is just one ...

Personal investing

Prioritise your dependants and loved ones during National Wills Week

By Sonja Smit on 17 Sep 2018

reading time: 10 mins

It’s National Wills week from the 17-21 September 2018 – consider taking advantage of the offer from a participating attorney to get your Last Will and...

Personal investing

WATCH : How to select a unit trust that’s right for you

By Thandi Ngwane on 12 Sep 2018

viewing time: 1 min

There are over 1 500 unit trusts available in South Africa – what criteria should you apply to select one (or more) that best suits your needs and...

Personal investing

Don't get caught short this tax season

By Carrie Furman on 31 Aug 2018

reading time: 4 mins

With the tax season deadlines brought forward by a month this year, it’s time to get your supporting documents ready and to do your return. Uncertainty actin...

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