Financial View – June 2021

THE IMPORTANCE OF LIFE COVER With South Africa currently restricted by a Level 4 Lockdown it is topical to consider what risk benefits one definitely needs in place during a pandemic. In this month’s Financial View, we look at the impact of the pandemic on lives and...

Financial View – May 2021

THE RISK OF THE “MEME” STOCKS In our opinion not since the Dot-Com bubble of the late 1990’s have we seen so many instances in the stock market where the share price of the listed company bears little or no relationship to the underlying earnings of the...

Economic Outlook – September 2020

As the developed world struggles in dealing with a second wave and a renewed surge of Covid-19 infections are we in a position where South Africa is one of the bright spots? We are certainly feeling more positive as we end September as it appears that the Zondo...

Financial View – September 2020

IS THE RAND NEAR ITS FAIR VALUE? In the middle of the last month we saw perfect example of how sentiment and risk appetite can have an impact on the currency. We have often made mention that the large moves within the Rand are generally not because of the many own...

Financial View – October 2020

CONTRARY TO CURRENT PERCEPTION EQUITIES REMAIN YOUR GROWTH ENGINE Investors in the local JSE have been left battered and bruised over the past few years as the stock market and Equities as an asset class have delivered no significant returns. The tepid return...