Opinion Positioning your portfolio for a world of cheap money

Positioning your portfolio for a world of cheap money

In the times of the ancients, rulers like Roman emperor Nero would ‘debase’ their sovereign currencies by adding lower value metals to gold and silver coins to increase the supply of money. Throughout history, this has seldom ended well because of the inevitable inflation in consumer prices that follows currency debasement. In today’s world of…

Opinion The ANC Mexican Standoff

The ANC’s Mexican Standoff

This article was written by Professor Ivor Sarakinsky – bespoke for Dynasty clients. In times of the long knives, corruption is a double-edged sword. The factional battles within the ANC are now coming to a head as groupings fight for control, rather than the heart and soul, of the organisation. Who will remain standing, will…

Opinion Game of Shapes

Game of Shapes

Since the heavy crash and subsequent rally in global equity markets in the first half of this year, many investment market participants have been asking about the extent and timing of the recovery from the rapid and devastating impact of the fight against the spread of the Covid-19 virus. These questions are often based on…

Opinion Coronavirus – Economic and Investment Impacts (Updated)

Coronavirus – Economic and Investment Impacts (Updated)

The Covid-19 pandemic is a source of anxiety and suffering for many people around the world. While political leaders, scientists, NGOs, and other stakeholders are working on solutions to the humanitarian and health dimensions of the crisis, our primary objective as Dynasty is to protect clients’ wealth and look after their financial interests during this…

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…