Opinion Where did my return go? - Coronation Fund Managers, Christo Lineveldt

Where did my return go? – Coronation Fund Managers

Growth assets disappointed in the recent past. It is understandable that some investors may want to give up. But only looking backwards may lead you to the wrong conclusions. Recent Outcomes Were Weak Recent experience has planted doubt in the minds of some investors as the risk-return trade-off did not hold. The truth is that…

Opinion Robyn Rogers - SVDP

Foreign Trusts – You Applied for SVDP, Now What?

A question I commonly encounter from persons with foreign trusts (the Applicant) who applied for relief under the recent Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme, 2017 (SVDP) is, “should I keep the trust?” The answer to this question, in my view, lies in understanding the benefits of the trust during the lifetime of the Applicant (if any)…

Opinion Ryan Page - Returns

Looking for long-term returns in a volatile world

To quote Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffet, who has delivered strong and consistent returns throughout more than half a century of bear and bull markets: “The world was uncertain on December 6th, 1941, we just didn’t know it. The world was uncertain on October 18th, 1987, we just didn’t know it. The world was uncertain on…

Opinion

The Art of Technical Analysis in Investment Markets

In 2017, the Nobel Prize for Economics was awarded to Richard Thaler, who is an American economist and the Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. In many quarters, Thaler was a controversial choice. For some in the profession, the idea that…