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Jan 19, 2021

Credit markets attract yield-hungry global investors
Local assets

Credit markets attract yield-hungry global investors

Central bank stimulus aimed at countering the effects of COVID-19 has sent global capital hunting for yield, as investors in developed markets contemplate near-zero or negative interest rates

STANLIB ESG
Local assets

ESG moves to the centre of investment decision-making

Nicholas Naidoo, head of credit at STANLIB Credit Alternatives, and Zeyn Ismail, head of STANLIB Credit Alternatives’ investment team, recently presented their views at the Alternatives Investment Forum 2020 on how Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG). Here’s a summary of their presentation.

Why SA should avoid a sovereign debt default
Economics & Markets

Why SA should avoid a sovereign debt default

We have been positive in the short- to medium-term on bond returns given valuations, however we recognise the inherent risks of a potential fiscal cliff.