Tarryn Sankar plays a pivotal role in managing credit in Fixed Income investment team at STANLIB, which is responsible for ensuring that any credit risk clients are exposed to achieves a balance between appropriate risk and reward.
The celebration of Women’s Month in SA is a chance for us to reflect on the valuable role of women in our communities, companies, families, and society.
The world is changing and embracing the role of women across many industries and recreational
activities that have historically been male-dominated.
The textile industry is one of the most polluting in the world, emitting more CO₂ than aviation and shipping combined. But a leading sports firm is showing a way the sector can embrace radical change.
A faster vaccine roll-out will bring significant positive results to our health, livelihoods and economic recovery.
Consumer behaviour has changed. It would appear as though the sudden outbreak of a pandemic provided a catalyst for consumers to try something new.
Since COVID-19-related lockdowns became widespread globally in Q1 2020, bottlenecks have developed in various supply chains, including most commodity markets, to varying degrees.
Global trade represents approximately 30% of global GDP. The world’s economic performance, especially global industrial production, is closely linked to the performance of global trade.
The gradual lifting of Covid-19-related restrictions has shifted the focus to economic recovery in all its forms.
When we look back on 2020’s headline market return in years
to come, it will tell us very little about this extraordinary year.
The structure of market drawdowns is an interesting concept to inform
investment decisions. This is particularly relevant as we continue to grapple with the ongoing temporary slowdowns in economic activity worldwide and protracted market uncertainty.
The South African economy has gone through a difficult time in the last couple of years. It has experienced rising unemployment, persistently low economic growth, rampant corruption, a systematically weakening fiscal position, and a clear lack of policy direction.