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Investment Analyst Awards – Financial Mail and IAS winners announced

Financial Mail Top Analysts Last week, the 51 awards in the 45th annual Financial Mail Top Analyst Awards were announced. This recognition, in association with Iress, the JSE, and the CFA Society South Africa, recognises and awards South Africa’s top analysts in the institutional stock broking industry. “It’s been a remarkably challenging period for analysts, […]

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Future investment strategies – Turning towards global multi-asset funds

“While no one can predict the future with any certainty, there are features of today’s investment environment that we see as becoming important drivers of future returns. These are our “inescapable investment truths”; a combination of global economic and disruptive forces that we believe will result in low growth, low inflation, low interest rates and […]

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CIS grows assets to R2.5 trillion – Last quarter shows small net outflow, risk aversion

The Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA) recently released the Collective Investment Schemes (CIS) industry statistics for the quarter and year ended December 2019. It shows strong net inflows of R123.2 billion for 2019, despite recording a rare quarterly net outflow in the fourth. The statistics further indicates that the local CIS industry held assets […]

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Investment decisions – Does your recent experience influence your choices?

According to Beatri Faul, investment specialist at Allan Gray, the best way to protect an investor’s capital is to construct a well-diversified portfolio that can earn real returns regardless of market conditions. But looking at flows in the investment industry, investors are making decisions based on recent performance. Due to the disappointing real return on […]

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