Stay the Course

Stay the Course

‘Stay the course’ is a phrase that has its origins in nautical metaphor and has been popularised by world leaders primarily in the context of war or battle. According to Stewart Alsop’s 1973 memoirs of a conversation with Winston Churchill, the British Prime Minister contemplated towards the end of World War II: “America, it is […]

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The rocketing rand

Although local political events do affect the rand, as we have seen recently, it’s the global factors that have a longer-term influence. Amid much fanfare, the rand broke through to R12 to the US dollar for the first time since May 2015. At first glance it appears to be a continuation of the “Ramaphosa rally” […]

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Post – Brexit

The Bank of England has announced a Post-Brexit stimulus package: • As widely expected, the Bank of England announced a large monetary stimulus package, in the aftermath of the UK’s vote to leave the European Union. The total package included a cut in the key policy interest by 25 basis points to 0.25% – a […]

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Brexit means buying opportunities

But you’ve got to have the risk appetite and timeframe to endure short-term volatility’ Nadir Thokan – investment strategist – 27four Investment Managers. Nadir discusses multi-management which in essence, instead of going out directly into the market and buying securities we invest in underlying fund managers. So what our time, day in and day out, […]

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