News flash Catalonian and Spanish Leaders

News Flash – May, Puigdemont, and Gigaba

Internationally, there have been Brexit ball games and the ambiguous possibility of Catalonian independence. Locally, there are concerns over Gigaba’s interim budget allocations to State Owned Enterprises. We also outline below, the Dynasty house-view on the positioning of our domestic portfolios ahead of the ANC Elective Conference in December.

News flash Hurricane Harvey

News Flash

This week, Hurricane Harvey caused chaos in Texas and South Africa’s ALSI Index reached new highs despite the strength of the rand. For more economic news, continue reading.

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News Flash

US President Donald Trump bemused and annoyed the world at large again this week by saying white supremacists and left-wing counter protesters were equally to blame for the violence in Charlottesville.  Read on for more local and international news.

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News Flash

President Jacob Zuma remains in office after surviving the motion of no confidence vote last week. The US and North Korea had a bizarre to and fro of nuclear threats only to have Kim Jong-un reply diplomatically – this appeared to please Donald Trump. Continue reading for a roundup of the past week’s news highlights.

News flash Scaramucci

News Flash

White House Communications officer, Anthony Scaramucci, was last week removed from his job after just 10 days – he is one of 10 people who have resigned or been fired from their position in the Trump Administration. Keep reading for more weekly highlights.