SA stocks see steepest dip in almost a decade on US stocks sneeze

2018-02-13 17:54

Stocks on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange have fallen 9% in two weeks, one of the steepest declines since the global financial crisis.

SARB likely to cut interest rates in coming months

2018-01-23 20:19

While the South African Reserve Bank left its benchmark repo rate unchanged at 6.75% there was a clear shift in tone, suggesting a possible rate cut by June.

How Naspers share movements influence the JSE

2017-12-05 23:31

When analysing the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, one should pay especially close attention to Naspers, as any movement in its share price has a significant effect on the JSE, says Overberg Asset Management.

Making money on the JSE: Five of the best

2017-11-21 06:00

Despite a tough economic environment, it is still possible to make considerable returns on the JSE. Werner Erasmus and Brett Birkenstock discuss five winning shares.

Finance markets react negatively to Gigaba's mini budget

2017-10-31 17:20

Financial markets responded negatively to Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's mini budget statement last week, according to Overberg Asset Management in its latest economic report.

SA GDP growth may be stronger than expected in third quarter

2017-10-17 19:05

South Africa’s GDP growth is likely to beat forecasts in the third quarter, and accelerate into year-end and in 2018.

Why the rand is weakening

2017-10-09 14:00

As the rand continues its decline against the dollar, financial experts give their views on what could be behind its current weaker performance.

Three reasons why SARB could cut rates

2017-09-20 17:49

The combination of weak economic growth, tame inflation, and a positive global economic backdrop support the case for a rate cut, says Overberg Asset Management.

SA banks performing well despite downgrades

2017-08-15 22:42

SA’s banks have been virtually recession proof, delivering robust earnings growth and return on equity despite the turbulent economic and political environment.

Record high All-share index brings hope to embattled economy

2017-08-01 18:42

The All-share index has hit an all-time-record high during trade, exceeding 55 200 for the first time ever, according to Overberg Asset Management.


Moody's downgrade unlikely as bond market signals upswing

2018-01-31 11:31

Its unlikely that Moody's will downgrade South Africa’s local currency sovereign bonds to junk status, as the country’s risk premium reduces in tandem with a stronger rand.

Compound interest - the forgotten secret to investment success

2018-01-12 07:00

Compounding requires patience and time, two things which scare many modern day investors who operate in a world of instant gratification, writes Werner Erasmus.

SA's political uncertainty tainting economy, analysts warn

2017-11-21 16:08

International Monetary Fund researchers, consisting of over 100 academics, have warned that despite favourable conditions for the SA economy, political uncertainty will make for a challenging outlook.

SA economy awaits credit ratings decision and ANC conference outcome

2017-11-08 15:59

A positive outcome to the upcoming credit rating decision in November and the ANC's December elective conference will beneficially impact both the rand and South African equities, according to Overberg Asset Management.

Mini budget: markets will punish politicised rhetoric

2017-10-24 21:30

Financial markets will punish any politicised rhetoric or larger than expected SOE allocations, says Overberg Asset Management in its weekly review.

Healthy global growth a win for emerging markets

2017-10-10 19:18

Ten years after the start of the global financial crisis, the world economy is finally exhibiting sustainable synchronised growth, says Overberg Asset Management.

6 signs that show SA economy is back on track

2017-10-04 14:21

SARB's leading business cycle indicator points to six factors which may signal that better times are ahead for the economy.

Lower interest rates a boon for SA economy

2017-08-29 19:33

Lower interest rates encourage investment spending and consumer spending, driving an acceleration in economic growth, according to Overberg Asset Management.

SHARE WATCH: Focus on SA's biggest banks

2017-08-14 16:47

Kirk Swart, share analyst at Overberg Asset Management, looks at South Africa's big four banks in his weekly share watch.

SA economy suffers severe beating amid political woes

2017-07-04 17:57

This year's sequence of political events has dealt confidence in the economy a severe blow, according to Overberg Asset Management.

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