As the crypto industry reaches almost US$3 trillion (at 31 October 2021) and there are more than 6 000 different cryptocurrencies available, should these assets form part of a long-term diversified portfolio?
Economics & Markets
Fast-growing regions should in theory offer investors superior growth opportunities compared to developed markets.
Strong economic growth momentum in China during the first half of 2021 has dissipated due to a number of short term headwinds.
SA is blessed with an abundance of sunshine and wind. But does this mean that renewable energy is the most efficient solution to load-shedding?
What could economic growth look like in 2022? This question arises as we potentially head into a postcrisis
era where the COVID pandemic becomes “the flu” and we adapt to living with it.
In this article, STANLIB’s Chief Economist Kevin Lings and Head of Fixed Income Victor Mphaphuli discuss the positives, negatives and outcomes in SA’s Budget for the year ahead.
In this webinar, our chief economist, Kevin Lings, shared insightful views on these and other topical matters. Kevin made sense of current economic data and unpacked what this means as we head into the last quarter of 2021.
In this webinar, STANLIB’s chief economist, Kevin Lings, shares insightful views in his discussion on the unparalleled growth story across various developed and emerging economies and where South Africa could stumble or lead.
In this webinar, guest speaker, Stephen McGown, shares his experience and learnings from being held captive in the Sahara Desert for six years.
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.
This year, “inflation” is one of the words most bandied about in markets. For some investors it is a concern, and for others it represents an opportunity.
STANLIB’s Chief Economist, Kevin Lings, highlights the need to multiply public-private partnerships to accelerate SA’s economic growth and generate employment and income.