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What is happening in the investment markets?

Things are returning to normal in our daily routines. We are back at the office, children are back at school, politicians are slinging mud and …

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Weekly Insights

Almost tax year end!

It is almost time to close off the 2024 tax year which will be on 29 February. Anything tax-related has to be finalized before that …

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How affordable is international travel?

When we talk about investments, we try to separate facts from emotion. We look at the returns, the risks, the opportunities and the valuations. We …

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One down, eleven to go.

We can almost say goodbye to January. It has been a smooth transition from 2023 into 2024 and it seems that nothing has changed. The …

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Will 2024 favour the cautious investor?

Quite often we see negative or at best lacklustre investment returns after a very good year, and good returns after a bad year. This scenario …

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2023 In Review

Except for China, most global equity markets closed 2023 in the green (MSCI World +24.4% for 2023). Despite the wars in Gaza and Ukraine, stocks …

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The highlight of 2023

If there was one area of the market you had to invest in during 2023, then it was the Magnificent 7 (M7). Stocks in the …

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The world is a board game

The world is a board game and we as normal citizens are not making the rules. As we have stated before, we cannot advise on …

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Looking back at 2023 and forward to 2024

On the 14th of November the latest CPI figures were released in the USA, resulting in equity prices shooting through the roof. Bond yields also dropped, resulting in capital gains for …

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Our holiday schedule

As another year draws to a close, we find ourselves reflecting on the incredible journey we’ve shared. In the office, this time of year brings …

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‘n Laaste gedagte vir 2023

Beste Kliënte en Vriende Die einde van die jaar is in sig en dit is nodig dat ons terugkyk na die verlede wat ons nie …

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On the threshold of a potentially explosive 2024

The phrase “batten down the hatches” comes to mind when we think about what might be in store for us in 2024. If we look …

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