The asset allocation decision within a balanced fund, largely based on the well-known and not always appreciated, concept of understanding the relationship between risk and reward
If you’re investing for the long term, remember to keep your long term in focus.
The logistics, the costs and the availability of the Covid-19 vaccine bring significant challenges and complexity to a simple solution aimed at leading societies and economies back to health.
In this article, Marius Oberholzer, Head of STANLIB’s Absolute Returns team, provides a breakdown of their 2021 tactical asset allocation and thinking.
In February 2020, we assessed nominal South African Government Bonds (SAGBs) through our six-lens Tactical Asset Allocation (TAA) framework.
In the middle of a global health care pandemic, with the economy on life support, the health care sector plays a defensive role in portfolio construction.
The coronavirus pandemic has generated a new level of co-ordination between central banks and governments, with potentially profound consequences for the economy and markets.
The Absolute Return team holds a positive outlook on South African banks, based on the following factors which we unpack in this article written by Vaughan Henkel.
Relying solely on “average” correlations between assets can leave the investor served with measly gruel when they most need nourishment.
‘Staying home’ in 2020 has seen online shopping increase further, entrenching behaviours that may not have shifted before the pandemic.
2020 has been a year of extreme volatility, both emotionally and for financial markets.
Growth or value? The debate over which of these investment styles is superior has regained energy over the last year, especially in equity markets.