Investment

Nine things to watch out for in the medium-term budget

Sanisha Packirisamy, Economist at Momentum Investments and Herman van Papendorp, Head of Investment Research & Asset Allocation at Momentum Investments suggest nine things to watch for in the upcoming medium-term budget. Highlights Post-pandemic nominal growth expectations:…
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The Post-Pandemic Case for International Markets

By: Dina Ting, CFA, Head of Global Index Portfolio, Franklin Templeton Exchange-Traded Funds Over the last 10 years, US large-capitalization (large-cap) equities have experienced a tremendous run, with the relative strength of US dollar (USD)…
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EasyEquities and DCX Capital strengthen ties

Most people born before 1982 have a hard time getting their heads around the concept of cryptocurrency. But, by all accounts, it’s huge. Some even reckon that in time it will surpass today’s global currencies…
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What’s making the rand tick?

By: Bianca Botes, Executive Director at Peregrine Treasury Solutions The rand has been surprisingly strong since early April, with a few reversals along the way. What is driving this and how long can it last?…
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COVID-19, a catalyst for political risks

By: Coface Coface Barometer Q3 2020 The annual update of Coface’s Political Risk Index, published in the Coface Q3 Barometer, highlights a dual trend: on the one hand, a decrease in the risk of conflict…