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In pursuit of undervalued assets

By Andrew Lapping on 23 Jan 2020

reading time: 8 mins

The South African equity market returned 12% in 2019, after being saved at the death by December’s 3.3% return. However, this pales in comparison to the 28%...

How to invest in challenging times

By Ruan Stander on 22 Jan 2020

reading time: 4 mins

A braai over the weekend inevitably reminds us of the significant challenges our country faces – there is lots of negative news to talk about.

What lies ahead for Africa’s frontier markets?

By Nick Ndiritu on 20 Jan 2020

reading time: 5 mins

At the core of our investment philosophy is a belief that markets are not always efficient or rational. We invest in businesses that we consider to be...

The top four mistakes to avoid when saving for education

By Saleem Sonday on 17 Jan 2020

reading time: 4 mins

As parents, we all want the best for our children, and this often includes being able to give them the best education that we can afford. In the journey to...

Global growth slows

By Sandy McGregor on 13 Jan 2020

reading time: 3 mins

Over the past year, global economic growth has slowed. International trade volumes have contracted. This slowdown has many causes but has been significantly...

Facing the facts around retrenchment

By Carrie Norden on 11 Dec 2019

reading time: 10 mins

With the latest GDP growth figures showing that the economy contracted 0.6% in the third quarter, SAA heading into business rescue, and the problems at Eskom...

Avoid being scammed this festive season

By Phiko Peter on 06 Dec 2019

reading time: 5 mins

Aware that most of us are less vigilant as we ease into the festive season, scammers will be pulling out all the stops to line their pockets with our...

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