Investment

A matter of trust

Economic forecasts are often compared with weather forecasting, the difference being that economic conditions normally do not change as quickly as the weather. The recent sharp turnaround in views on the outlook for the global…
Financial PlanningInvestment

Mysterious Mr Market

I have been avoiding adding to the already uncountable amount of column space dedicated to fund managers’ views on the recent market correction and importantly the prospects lying ahead. But, like the proverbial moth circling…
Investment

How derivatives can lower investment risks

The fear of a market slump and increased volatility can be successfully countered by calculated uses of derivatives. Most fund managers in South Africa use diversification to manage their fund’s risk and lower volatility. But…