The April 2019 edition of Fundamentals, our thought leadership newsletter, is now available. Download The Full Publication
: Fundamentals April 2019
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In this edition:
SLOWING GLOBAL GROWTH SEES CENTRAL BANKS SLIDE BACK INTO EASY MONETARY POLICY - JOHANN ELS
The US interest rate freeze and its about-turn on the reversal of QE will be good for emerging markets.
Download: Slowing Global Growth sees central banks slide back into easy monetary policy - Johann Els
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MINING OUTPERFORMS DESPITE SLOWING GLOBAL GROWTH - IAN WOODLEY
Slowing growth is usually bad news for miners, yet share prices continue to rise. There is obviously something else going on here.
Download: Mining outperforms despite slowing global growth - Ian Woodley
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THE PRIVATE SECTOR’S ROLE IN SA’S EDUCATION CHALLENGES - ZOM CHIZURA
Given the country’s financial constraints, there are many opportunities to provide affordable, quality education within the independent school sector.
Download: The private sector's role in SA's education challenges - Zom Chizura (PDF | 120 KB)
GLOBAL BONDS SIGNAL INVESTOR CONCERNS - FUTUREGROWTH INTEREST RATE TEAM
The uncertain growth outlook could keep global yields trapped at the lower levels for a while.
Download: Global bonds signal investor concerns - Futuregrowth Team (PDF | 259 KB)
SEARCHING FOR ALPHA THROUGH ESG - WALEED HENDRICKS
Research shows companies with sustainable business models will likely have stronger growth prospects, which is why we’re including ESG factors into our risk screening processes.
Download: Searching for alpha through ESG - Waleed Hendricks (PDF | 221 KB)
BUILDING INFORMED SOLUTIONS - GRAHAM TUCKER
In scrutinising the performance and behaviour of asset classes over time, we identified valuable lessons to help build a resilient investment plan.
Download: Building informed solutions - Graham Tucker (PDF | 289 KB)
LONG-TERM PERSPECTIVES 2019
The lessons discussed in Graham’s article are taken from our LONG-TERM PERSPECTIVES yearbook, which explores the behaviour of asset classes over the past 89 years and more.
READ MORE: Long-term Perspectives 2019