South Africa

Elections and economics, what should I do?

Elections are important market events for multiple reasons including economic policy shifts, potential legislative changes, and investor sentiment regarding the outcome and who the elected leader…

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The A to Z of alternatives in your retirement journey

The recent changes allowing higher allocations to private markets and hedge funds within South African retirement funds reflect a growing trend in alternative investments that could directly impact…

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April 2024 Economic Review

The US economy expanded at its slowest recent pace in Q1 2024, strengthening economists’ expectations that the Federal Reserve (US Fed) would not cut interest rates before September 2024. The…

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Monthly Market Highlights – April 2024

Recent global inflation trends show South Africa’s March CPI easing to 5.3% y/y, below expectations, hinting at reduced inflationary pressures. In the UK, inflation declined to 3.2% y/y in…

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