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David Crosoer

A good track record of providing safety nets

By David Crosoer, Executive of Research and Investments at PPS Investments. PPS’s multi-managed funds have built credible long and short-term track records as a result of the consistent application of our investment approach to both the construction and evaluation of our portfolios. (more…)

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More students confident about SA and want to rebuild economy

PPS’s Student Confidence Index Report (SCI) 2018 reveals that students are optimistic about their future in South Africa with more believing they have a role to play in rebuilding the economy. (more…)

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Global growth is out of sync – what’s in store for SA

By Reza Hendrickse, Portfolio Manager at PPS Investments. Global economic expansion fell out of sync this year unlike the previous two years as global growth appeared to have plateaued. This is evident in Q3 where the performance has been less than spectacular. (more…)

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Could cash really be a better investment than equities?

By David Crosoer, Executive of Research and Investments at PPS Investments. With the benefit of hindsight, investing in SA cash over the past year (or even three) looks like a relatively sensible decision. At least, that’s the retort many investment professionals are currently facing as they sit in front of their clients. (more…)

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Shaun Ruiters

What SA can learn from the Chinese savings culture

By Shaun Ruiters, Executive of Business Development at PPS Investments. (more…)

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New regulations will help to improve your retirement outcomes

Regular reviews of the South African financial services sector’s regulatory framework is essential to ensure the system remains resilient and problem areas are addressed. A good example of review with the intention to improve is the recently approved Retirement Funds Default Regulations. Teboho Tlooko, Principal Officer for the PPS New Generation Retirement Fund, says that […]

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The three phases of saving for retirement

By Shaun Ruiters, Executive of Business Development at PPS Investments. Life expectancy within the global context has been increasing rapidly, which enhances the growing risk of outliving your retirement savings. According to the World Economic Forum, individuals born in 2017 are expected to live to the year 2117. The obvious consequence of this is that […]

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Nazeer Hoosen

Short-term holiday leasing: Are you covered?

South Africa remains a popular tourist destination, having welcomed over 10 million visitors in 2017 alone. To capitalise, local homeowners have started to cash in on the short-term leasing trend. According to Airbnb, a leading international short-term lodging specialist, almost 400 000 guests were welcomed to South African Airbnb homes in 2017. While the need […]

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