Investment

SA Private Equity takes a knock but will rally

The latest RisCura-SAVCA South African Private Equity Performance report reveals that private equity, like many asset classes, couldn’t quite escape the impact of COVID-19. The 2020 first quarter report tracks a representative basket of private equity…
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COVID-19 growth slump hits the economy in the second quarter

By: Sanisha Packirisamy, Economist at Momentum Investments and Herman van Papendorp, Head of Investment Research & Asset Allocation at Momentum Investments. Economists at Momentum Investments Macro research desk, offer commentary on the decline of the Gross Domestic Product…
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Changing credit views amid volatility

By: BlackRock Investment Institute (BII). Markets have rallied sharply from their virus lows, driven by the policy revolution and economic restart. Tighter valuations increase the risk of volatility, particularly ahead of divisive U.S. elections. Last…
Investment

GDP in the second quarter of 2020

By: Reza Hendrickse, Portfolio Manager at PPS Investments The South African economy contracted for the fourth consecutive quarter, plunging deeper into recession. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the second quarter was half that of the first…