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.
Apart from the human tragedy
associated with the spread of COVID-19, these measures forced the world economy into an unprecedented economic recession.
Long-term thematic investments are those that benefit from structural changes to the world in which we live. These themes tend to be long-lived and provide significant performance advantages over time, if correctly identified.
The pandemic-led global economic slowdown has had a significant and unforeseen impact on the retail sector worldwide.
In this webinar STANLIB Absolute Returns’ senior portfolio managers, Warren Buhai and David McNay, share insightful views on markets and investing as we head towards the end of a year marked by unforeseen change.