Dynasty AnalysisOpinion Where to from here for the rand?

Where to from here for the rand?

Between the global COVID-19 crisis and the decision from Moody’s to downgrade South Africa’s sovereign credit rating in Q1 2020, the rand has had a torrid year so far. Is R18.70 to the US dollar fair value, could it fall further, and what are the chances that it could rebound? As regular readers of our…

Dynasty Analysis The upsides and downsides of endowments

The upsides and downsides of endowments

Endowments are an overlooked instrument among people seeking to maximise the tax efficiency of their investment portfolios, but they can be a useful tool under certain circumstances. They are particularly useful for people who have a higher marginal tax rate than 30%. We believe that the only class of endowment that is really worth looking…