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July 25, 2024

Forex Market Report

25 JULY 2024 Good morning   Plenty of moving parts driving price action in the currency market at the moment and we haven’t even made it to the week’s two biggest headlines yet.  It’s all made for erratic movements in the Rand with us shifting between strength and weakness over […]
June 11, 2024

Stay Invested

Don’t Allow Emotion or Sentiment to Derail your Investment Strategy The market is predictable in its unpredictability, and it is certain to go through negative periods. However, anticipating exactly when these negative periods will occur is nearly impossible. Attempting to time when to be in the market (invested) and when […]
June 3, 2024

What is Gap Cover? How Does It Work and Why Do You Need It?

What is Gap Cover? How Does It Work and Why Do You Need It? Gap Cover was created to cover the “gap” between what a Medical Scheme pays and what you are responsible for paying for approved hospital admissions. Depending on what Medical Scheme and Option you are on, your […]
April 22, 2024

Cut, Paste & Save: Arts & Crafts for Teaching Kids to Budget

Make Learning About Money Exciting for Kids Financial literacy is shockingly low among today’s youth. Recent studies show that only 24% of millennials demonstrate basic financial knowledge. This lack of understanding creates problems down the road. However, we can raise financially savvy kids by starting early and making lessons engaging. […]
February 24, 2021

What’s Up Wednesday (Video & Transcript): 24 February 2021

TRANSCRIPT Wednesday the 24th of February sees Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni deliver our 2021 Budget Speech. This is always a risk event for the Rand so what are the possible positives that could support the Rand, and are there any negatives that the Rand needs to watch out for?  In […]
March 3, 2021

What’s Up Wednesday (Video & Transcript): 3 March 2021

TRANSCRIPT Last week we spoke about the Budget Speech delivered by Tito Mboweni. How did things actually play out in the market after his speech? The initial reaction for the Rand was impressive as we strengthened significantly.  Tito surprised the market by not only scrapping R40bn worth of proposed tax […]
September 15, 2021

What’s Up Wednesday (Video & Transcript): 15 September 2021

Questions addressed   After a rather volatile August the Rand seems to be drifting sideways so far in September.  What have our trading ranges been and is there any reason for this muted activity? As we know the Rand takes most of its direction from the Dollar and their recent data […]
November 17, 2021

What’s Up Wednesday: 17 November 2021

TRANSCRIPT Last week we spoke about the Budget Speech delivered by Tito Mboweni. How did things actually play out in the market after his speech? The initial reaction for the Rand was impressive as we strengthened significantly.  Tito surprised the market by not only scrapping R40bn worth of proposed tax […]
January 26, 2022

What’s Up Wednesday: 26 January 2022

This week we cover three topics: 2022 is well under way and as usual life has not been boring for the Rand.  How have we traded over January so far? So there are three main forces driving Rand action at the moment, those being the FED, our Reserve Bank and […]
July 3, 2022

Why Active Management Works: Ensuring your Investments are run well

Why Active Management Works: Ensuring your Investments are run well With the ever-changing environment we find ourselves in, whether we are battling a world pandemic or not, ensuring your investments are run and managed correctly makes all the difference. To illustrate the importance of Active Management, the following scenario took […]
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