Investment

Four pieces of financial wisdom for 2020

By: Silindile Ngubo, Fund Accountant, Cannon Asset Managers January marks the start of both a new year and a fresh and exciting new decade with many more challenges and surprises in store. So, as we…
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Five reasons to invest offshore

“Should I invest offshore?” is a question many South African investors are grappling with today. The prospect of buying shares in less familiar companies on international stock exchanges and
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Economic and market snapshot for December 2019

By: Sanisha Packirisamy, Economist at Momentum Investments, and/or Herman van Papendorp, Head of Investment Research & Asset Allocation at Momentum Investments. Highlights United States (US): The US economy will likely show characteristics of slower growth…
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Markets roil on Iran attack

Investors should remain “cautious and consistent” as Iran retaliates against the U.S. for killing one of its most revered military generals.
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Investors' guide to 2020

Despite various geopolitical and economic challenges at the beginning of 2019, markets managed to deliver very strong returns for the year. And investors will be relieved to see that
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Are we witnessing the US dollar’s fall from grace?

By: Michael Devereux, Multi-Asset Fund Manager, Schroders November’s multi-asset chart of the month highlights how a global shortage of US dollars could be reversing. This could signal the beginning of a weak phase for the currency….