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2020 Budget: Managing the wage bill and fixing Eskom's credibility

By Sandy McGregor on 21 Feb 2020

reading time: 2 mins

The National Treasury faces formidable challenges in preparing the Budget for the 2020/21 fiscal year, which will be presented on 26 February. Projections...

How could a ratings downgrade affect investors?

By Sehrish Khan on 13 Feb 2020

reading time: 8 mins

Inundated with reports of failing state-owned enterprises and spiralling government debt, investors are understandably concerned ahead of South Africa’s 2020...

WATCH : The money bubble

By Claire Gallagher on 12 Feb 2020

viewing time: 1 min

There’s something magical about bubbles. Formed of water, soap and a breath of air they seem incredible. In financial markets, bubbles are a lot less revered...

Making the most of personal tax incentives

By Carrie Norden on 12 Feb 2020

reading time: 9 mins

After spending decades nurturing their careers, most people hope to enjoy the fruits of their labour in the form of a sustainable income in retirement. Makin...

Platinum can move the needle on the economic growth SA so desperately needs

By Tim Acker on 07 Feb 2020

reading time: 2 mins

Platinum Group Metals (PGMs) are proving to be market darlings: In the last 12 months platinum prices have soared by 30%, palladium prices have doubled, and...

Allan's legacy: Investment thinking

By Allan Gray on 29 Jan 2020

reading time: 19 mins

Our founder, Allan Gray, developed the distinctive investment philosophy that has been in place since Allan Gray and Orbis were founded. He also had an...

Allan Gray Orbis Foundation update: leaving a legacy

By Yogavelli Nambiar on 29 Jan 2020

reading time: 6 mins

American leadership coach Peter Strople once commented: “Legacy is not leaving something for people. It’s leaving something in people.” This quote resonates...

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