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Highveld Syndication schemes – Good news for investors

“Property magnate Nic Georgiou may face claims of more than R3 billion from investors of two failed Highveld Syndication (HS) schemes, after another defeat in the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA),” Moneyweb reported last week. This was as a result of the SCA’s dismissal of Georgiou’s appeal against a previous High Court Judgement which found he […]

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Local CIS investors cautious – Opting for interest over equities

The local Collective Investment Schemes (CIS) industry completed the second quarter of this year with assets under management of R2.4 trillion, spread across 1 607 portfolios. Almost half of these assets were held in South African (SA) Multi Asset portfolios (49%), with the rest in SA Interest Bearing portfolios (29%), SA Equity portfolios (19%) and SA Real […]

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Allan Gray Investment Summit – Why should SA investors fall out of love with Equities

South Africa’s equity market capitalisation equates to more than 200% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), the highest proportion in the world and a level that is simply not sustainable. This is the view of Stanlib’s Chief Economist, Kevin Lings, who was one of the guest speakers at the Allan Gray Investment Summit 2019 […]

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Investments 2019 – What will influence markets in the year ahead?

Last year was a challenging year for investors, with US equity and government bond markets both returning less than cash. While there is no guarantee of better performance in 2019, identifying the underlying causes gives investors an opportunity to manage these investment risks. Keith Wade, Chief Economist & Strategist at global asset manager Schroders, believes […]

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