Market Overview – April 2020

Market Overview – April 2020

Markets rallied in April as global central banks continued their unprecedented expansion of monetary stimulus to mitigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sentiment was largely on the ascendency as more countries announced plans to gradually ease lockdown restrictions. The IMF warned that the global economy is set to contract by 3% this year, the steepest decline […]

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COVID-19 Portal

COVID-19 Portal

To help with the dissemination of information around Covid-19,  and further to the Directives under Regulation 10(8) of the Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002, issued by the Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, we have added a link to the South African government Corona Virus website for your information. SA Corona Virus website  

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Why holding equities is still a good idea

Why holding equities is still a good idea

Watching the value of your investment tumble over the course of just few days can be a painful experience. The global market crash that we’re experiencing has been unlike anything most seasoned investors have seen before, in its speed and severity. So if you’re new to investing, you certainly wouldn’t have seen an equity sell-off […]

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Market Overview – March 2020

Market Overview – March 2020

The widespread impact of the COVID-19 pandemic dominated global markets in March. Almost all asset classes sold-off during the month, as negative investor sentiment was amplified by uncertainty over the extent and severity of the virus and its impact on economic growth. The IMF warned of a coming global recession worse than that of the […]

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Covid-19 and my investments

Covid-19 and my investments

Listed assets around the world sold off aggressively over the past three weeks as it became clear that the nCoV-2019 virus has been exported around the world, dashing hopes of quick containment as was the case in previous coronavirus outbreaks (SARS in 2003 and MERS in 2012). The scale of the sell-off is historic and […]

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