As the alleged wrongdoing at Bishops Diocesan College shows, equating wealth with virtue is a bad idea, writes Helena Wasserman.
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No one can predict the future. But, much like weather forecasting, past data points and patterns do provide portfolio managers with guidelines of how the future could potentially play out. And past patterns show that JSE earnings usually flourish when GDP growth does.
Given the current economic environment, it is simply too difficult to save more, right? But your future retired self will thank you for every extra cent that you manage to put away. And the first steps to increased savings are basic.
Given tough local conditions, it’s understandable that local companies look for opportunities in more stable environments offshore. However, what works for a company at home may not translate into a foreign market.
Decades of stock market and interest rates data point to a strong correlation between the two. PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw explains what history tells us about declining interest rate phases and how it could impact the JSE.
Although the JSE All Share can certainly still see further declines, current data shows that the market isn’t that expensive any more – and that it now presents a buying opportunity.
By comparing winning on the sports field to the notion of ‘winning’ in the investment world, PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw identifies some key elements that lead to success (or failure) when the stakes are high.
By comparing the risks and returns of multi-asset income funds and the money market, PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw explains why there is a place for multi-asset income funds in a balanced investment portfolio.
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