In a mere matter of days in mid-June, Ramaphoria was wiped off the face of the rand. Between end-February and mid-June, the rand lost 20% against
Share on linkedin Share on facebook Share on twitter More insights
Over the last 10 years, compensation of public sector employees has become one of the largest components of government spending.
Land redistribution is a critical and sensitive issue in South Africa, with wide implications for the social, economic and political performance of the country, demanding Government’s urgent attention.
Demand for low-cost global index funds is growing rapidly as more and more research shows that costs have a dramatic effect on long-term returns.
Credit instruments in other African economies can be an attractive option for investors looking to diversify outside SA.
Global growth has been slowing throughout most of 2019. Share on linkedin Share on facebook Share on twitter Visit STANLIB’s News & Insights page for more
Most of the major developed and emerging economies grew relatively strongly in the first quarter of 2018. The growth reflected reasonably low interest rates, elevated levels of business and consumer confidence, and a sustained pick-up in industrial production and global trade.
In the active vs passive debate, both sides have valid arguments. The truth lies somewhere in the middle. At STANLIB Multi-Manager we’ve had a BOTH/AND rather than EITHER/OR philosophy for the last decade.
Moving money offshore does not always make sense – despite what many South Africans believe.
Rising US 10-year bond yields and a higher interest rate saw global listed property lose 6% in US dollars in the first quarter of 2018. With the Federal Reserve expected to hike rates at least three more times this year, what will this mean for the global property market? Is the cycle nearing its end or is there still value to be found?
Using fixed income to add stability to investors’ portfolios.