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FEBRUARY ’24

FEBRUARY ’24

February witnessed significant growth across global equity markets. The MSCI Worlds Index soared to unprecedented heights, while the Nikkei shattered its …

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AUGUST ’23

AUGUST ’23

Global equities had a poor month in dollar terms, as China’s deflationary challenges and Europe’s increase in natural gas price crushed optimism regarding…

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JULY ’23

JULY ’23

The generally upbeat global environment had a strong positive influence on South African asset classes with the rand continuing …

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JUNE ’23

JUNE ’23

In a relatively light month of market-moving news headlines capital markets saw strong returns across the board thanks to …

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Analytics Consulting Mind of the Manager Survey for 2024

Analytics Consulting Mind of the Manager 2024 Survey. Analytics asked a few asset managers what their outlooks are for 2024.

EFFECTS OF GREY LISTING ON ME

As expected, South Africa was grey listed last week Friday by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) following its annual meeting …

2023 TAX SEASON REMINDER

If you have not yet maximized your annual contributions to your existing RA’s and TFSA, you may wish to do so as the tax year-end is …

FEBRUARY ’24

February witnessed significant growth across global equity markets. The MSCI Worlds Index soared to unprecedented heights, while the Nikkei shattered its …

JANUARY ’24

The onset of the new year marked a shift from the exuberance witnessed at the end of 2023, with markets adjusting their…

DECEMBER ’23

The last month of the year saw a ‘Santa rally’ across markets as investors became increasingly certain of forthcoming …

NOVEMBER ’23

November saw a big rally in markets due to positive news around falling inflation and …

OCTOBER ’23

It’s been a turbulent time in markets over the last few weeks, with both bonds and equities falling..

SEPTEMBER ’23

September was the worst month for global equity markets so far in 2023, as the market ended the month down 3.8% in USD terms…

AUGUST ’23

Global equities had a poor month in dollar terms, as China’s deflationary challenges and Europe’s increase in natural gas price crushed optimism regarding…

JULY ’23

The generally upbeat global environment had a strong positive influence on South African asset classes with the rand continuing …

JUNE ’23

In a relatively light month of market-moving news headlines capital markets saw strong returns across the board thanks to …

MAY ’23

Red was the colour of the month, as global financial markets across the board experienced a tough MAY…

APRIL ’23

Lower energy prices resulted in falling inflation globally, although perhaps not as much as expected and there were indications that inflation may…

MARCH ’23

US banking failures dominated financial market news in March despite what was a relatively good month for markets as investors believe Fed rate hikes to be slowing in line with inflation all while …

FEBRUARY ’23

After an excellent start to the year, february markets gave up some of that growth while SONA, the Budget Speech and Greylisting were points of interest locally …

JANUARY ’23

2023 started off with the best January for global equity markets in the past 30 years while local markets came to grips with …

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