SA’s top performing multi-asset income funds, outperforming the money market.

Outperforming the money market. Patrick Cairns  /  Moneyweb Many multi-asset funds have shown the ability to deliver returns consistently higher than bank deposits – and they offer access to your money within a matter of days. Picture: Shutterstock Money market accounts at South Africa’s major banks are currently paying interest at around 6.5%. That’s only 2%…

How strong is Ramaphosa? Ramaphoria to Rama-failure.

Over the last month or two the narrative has changed considerably from Ramaphoria to Rama-failure. JP Landman Political Analyst  INVESTMENT RESEARCH NOTE  INVESTMENT RESEARCH AND FUND MANAGEMENT  Nedbank Private Wealth The sense is that Ramaphosa is stuck and with him South Africa. Weak business conditions and poor growth numbers obviously contribute to this narrative. There is nothing…

Why SA’s updated ‘Investment Act’ actually risks deterring investment

President Cyril Ramaphosa activated the controversial Protection of Investment Act, by the publication of a notice in the Government Gazette, on Friday 13 July. By Ian Matthews*  LEADERSHIP JULY 16, 2018  JOHANNESBURG — I don’t quite know what to make of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s mixed messages any longer. On the one hand, he travels to countries such as the UAE and…