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.
Adapting to a new investment environment will be key to protecting and growing investor wealth over the next 12 months.