Is it Still Worth Investing in South Africa?

I am sure that the recent changes in the South African cabinet, the 0.25% US interest rate hike, and the news that Fitch Ratings has cut our current outlook and economy to “junk” status has put considerable strain on your end-of-year holiday mind set.

Based on this rating, it will cost the South African reserve bank more than before to borrow from the World Bank. Furthermore, this rating has inspired doubt and a lack of confidence amongst foreign investors, which negatively impacts the markets due to outflows of money to these investors’ respective countries.

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Are You Ready for the End of the Year?

Season’s greetings,

I hope that as the year starts to wind to a close that you have started to make plans to relax and to spend quality time with your nearest and dearest. In between planning parties, braais and seaside getaways, however, I would like to ask you to think about just a couple of things before the silly season gets properly underway:

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