Industry report: Fund manager changes Q3 2021

Please see the Fund Manager Changes industry report that highlights the business and team related changes that occurred during the previous quarter.

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Octagon Financial

We have lift off – SARB hikes rates

The South African Reserve Bank Governor, Lesetja Kganyago, announced the Monetary Policy Committee’s decision yesterday to hike interest rates from the end of this month.

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Finance Minister, Enoch Godongwana, presented his first budget speech

A billion here, a billion there and before you know it we’re talking real money!

Amidst the backdrop of the ANC’s bruising in the local government elections and load-shedding that has brought the economy to its knees, Finance Minister, Enoch Godongwana, presented his first budget speech in Parliament this week.

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The MTBPS delivered for the markets, with no surprises

Finance Minister, Enoch Godongwana, delivered his first Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTPBS) on 11 November 2021

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Mini-Budget 2021 – preview

Arthur Kamp provides the background to the MTBPS 2021 and our fiscal challenges. Better debt ratio forecasts don’t preclude consolidation.

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October 2021 economic review

The inflation debate, fears about another COVID-19 variant and concerns over increased Chinese regulations impacted investor sentiment during October.

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Webinar Recording – Carmen Nel

Carmen Nel unpacked the state of the fiscus against a backdrop of continued challenges both locally and globally as uncertainty remains pervasive.

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Webinar Recording – Frans Cronje

Frans Cronje joined us to take a closer look at the upcoming elections and changes to the prospects for political realignment.

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African man holding SA flag

To the least-worst, go the spoils!

As the reality of the final results are considered, the drop in voters who turned out at the polls remains a hot topic. Whether this can be attributed to apathy, indifference, frustration, or much of the population no longer buying into the democratic project, remains uncertain.

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Towering renewable wind energy

Wind energy is as clean as it comes and it’s getting more efficient as bigger turbines venture out into the windswept oceans. On top of it, wind turbines have the primary characteristics of sustainable infrastructure.

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