Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation

Asset allocation is arguably the most important aspect to take into consideration with regards to portfolio management, reaching the desired goals for the portfolio and accommodating the investment horizon of the portfolio. It has been long argued that a diversified portfolio is the best portfolio to mitigate the risk of market downturns and maximise the…

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation

Asset allocation  Asset allocation is arguably the most important aspect to take into consideration with regards to portfolio management, reaching the desired goals for the portfolio and accommodating the investment horizon of the portfolio. It has been long argued that a diversified portfolio is the best portfolio to mitigate the risk of market downturns and…

Daily Market Review

Daily Market Review

*Wednesday, 15 September 2021* US equities closed lower with the focus on U.S. August inflation that came in lower than expected. Core inflation was reported at the lowest level since February. Amazon said it’ll hire 125’000 warehouse and transportation workers. Comcast fell 7.3% after its CFO said there had been a slowdown in subscriber growth….

Worried about Tax increases?

Worried about Tax increases?

Tax increases will only get worse  The most recent 8%-12% tax increase proposal has many taxes paying South Africans worried about the future of their earnings and how the proposed tax increase will affect them. According to the proposal made by the social development minister, Lindiwe Zulu, every tax-paying South African citizen will have to…

Index Tracking

Index Tracking

Index tracking: What you need to know Index tracking has arguably been one of the most popular and most profitable forms of investment over time. Index tracking is a very attractive investment vehicle that allows you to own a portion of a wide range of companies across the world. In short, Index tracking as an…

Listed Securities Watchlist

Listed Securities Watchlist

IMPERIAL LOGISTCS LTD Business Profile Imperial Logistics Limited provides integrated market access and logistics solutions in Africa, Europe, and Internationally. It offers outsourced integrated freight management services, such as road, air, and ocean freight management services; contract logistics services, including warehousing, distribution, and synchronization management; and sourcing, warehousing, distribution, synchronization, and transportation management services. The…

The Money Train

The Money Train

Enjoy it while it lasts Keen for a fun fact? Taking inflation into account, the United States Federal Reserve (The FED) has spent more money in the form of economic stimulus to recover from the global COVID-19 pandemic than it had spent on both world wars combined! As the rate of the global vaccine rollout…

The Economic Cycle explained

The Economic Cycle explained

The economic cycle is defined as the fluctuations of the economy between periods of expansion and contraction (recession). The most commonly used economic indicator to determine the current stage of the economic cycle is a country’s gross domestic product (GDP). There are other key economic indicators such as interest rates, unemployment and consumer spending to…