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Expect volatility but positive returns in 2019

Volatility will persist throughout 2019, reflecting uncertainty as the Fed tightens monetary policy – but current stock market valuations will generate positive returns for investors. (more…)

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Investors will need ‘risk assets’ to beat inflation in 2018

Investors now have little alternative but to support risk assets if they want to beat inflation.  This is according to Tom Elliott, International Investment Strategist at deVere Group. Global stock markets entered 2018 with positive momentum, including the Dow Jones which has surpassed 25,000 for the first time in history. (more…)

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Focus shifting from wealth taxes to fiscal accountability

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is under increasing pressure to extract more wealth taxes when he delivers his budget on 22 February. But South Africans are already heavily taxed compared to citizens of our BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India and China) peers. (more…)

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Beware of the rise in U.S. bond yields, investors warned

Investors should remain cautious of the significant rise in bond yields and pay attention to the headlines – real and imagined, warns one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. (more…)

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