Junkbond Status: Meltdown?

Junkbond Status: Meltdown?

When it comes to its credit rating, SA had been circling the drain for some time before Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings eventually pulled the trigger after the firing of Pravin Gordhan as Finance Minister. Fitch Ratings followed suit soon after. The third...
Could Exchange Control Regulations tighten?

Could Exchange Control Regulations tighten?

The issue of increased controls placed on foreign exchange transactions by the SA Reserve Bank is not only of concern to investors and business in general, but also a cause of great anxiety amongst Expat South Africans who still have investments back in the country....

Will SA go the way of Zimbabwe?

It has long been the contention amongst political and financial pundits that South Africa is a very different country to Zimbabwe, that the economy is too big to fail, that it is too developed and too sophisticated, that there are too many vested interests to allow it...
South Africa’s Economy: Quo Vadis?

South Africa’s Economy: Quo Vadis?

Professional managers refer to upside versus downside when it comes to the management of investment risk. Probability. Confidence. South Africa has undoubtedly arrived at a political crossroad, and each investor needs to take stock of their financial interest in the...