Market Flash – July 2017

SA Economic Review  The SA economy expanded by only 0.3% last year, the lowest rate seen since 2009. During July, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) reduced its forecast for growth this year to 0.5% from 1% and trimmed the outlook for 2018 to 1.2%. With the country currently going through its 2nd recession in almost…

What is a Model Portfolio

You may have read recently about the rise of or the increased use of the term Model Portfolio in relation to advice led investing. It is a term currently being attributed to the type of portfolios being built for financial advisers (both human and robots using algorithms) wishing to match the investment needs of their…

Market Flash – June 2017

ZAR VS Euro Over the last 20 years the Rand has weakened on average by 5.67% per annum against the Euro. YTD the Rand lost around 3.4% against the Euro, mainly due to SA economic and political instability. R100,000 invested in July 1997 in euro’s, would have given you €20,200. Today, that would be worth…