Wednesday, 22 January 2020 14:31

Three stocks to boost your portfolio in 2020

After enduring a trying decade under the mismanagement and malfeasance of Jacob Zuma, South Africa enters the new year in a better place than 2019, economically and politically.

Author and investor Jim Slater states of large-cap companies, “elephants don’t gallop”. And as history shows us (see Chart 1) mid- and small-cap companies have enjoyed superior growth over the long term.

Thursday, 15 November 2018 11:45

How politics is driving the value of the rand

In recent years the financial market landscape has changed dramatically, and the way we analyse countries and their risk has followed suit.

Thursday, 29 September 2016 11:19

The path to maintaining SA’s credit rating

I have previously referred to the South African economy as just muddling along – we aren’t shooting the lights out, but we haven’t sunk into the depths of a recession.

Over the last twenty years, the single biggest determinant of South Africa's economic growth has been global growth.

Adrian Saville, CIO of Cannon Asset Managers, looks at ways to boost the South African economy.

One of the key structural drivers of economic performance is economic openness which measures the connectedness and mobility of economies that comes about through international trade, capital flows and the movement of information and people.

Nominal house price growth more than halved last year as buyers shied away from an already expensive housing market. According to the latest Absa house price index, nominal price growth declined from 30,8% year on year in January last year to 14,7% in December.

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