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Fundamentals February 2018

19 Feb 2018
The February 2018 edition of Fundamentals, our monthly thought leadership newsletter, is now available.

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 In this month's edition:

GLOBAL STOCK MARKET CORRECTION - KEEPING PERSPECTIVE - HYWEL GEORGE

Stock market corrections of 8-10% are perfectly normal and appropriate for a healthy market. Investors should remain steadfast regardless, as fear can ruin a good retirement plan.

Download: Global stock market correction - keeping perspective - Hywel George (PDF | 131 KB)

EMBRACE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO AVOID RETIREMENT CHECKMATE - TREVOR ABROMOWITZ

Artificial intelligence has powerful implications for investing, not least because medical advances are likely to result in us living longer.

Download: Embrace Artificial Intelligence to avoid retirement checkmate - Trevor Abromowitz (PDF | 135 KB)

RISING US INFLATION TRIGGERS EXTREME RATE HIKING FEARS - TINYIKO NGWENYA

The risk of stronger inflation in the US is a key focus for global investors, especially those in emerging markets.

Download: Rising US inflation triggers extreme rate hiking fear - Tinyiko Ngwenya (PDF | 137 KB)

GROWTH OUTLOOK IMPROVES, BUT JOBLESS PROSPECTS REMAIN POOR - RIAN LE ROUX

Incoming data is painting a picture of slow expansion of the local economy.

Download: Growth outlook improves, but jobless prospects remain poor - Rian le Roux (PDF | 80 KB)

FISCAL CONSOLIDATION AND DECISIVE SOE ACTION COULD HALT A DOWNGRADE - WIKUS FURSTENBERG

While there is much to celebrate, SA now faces the difficult task of correcting years of mismanagement.

Download: Fiscal consolidation and decisive SOE action could halt a downgrade - Wikus Furstenberg (PDF | 209 KB)

ENSURING YOUR RETIREMENT PLAN WILL SUCCEED - DUGGAN MATTHEWS

In planning for your retirement, focus on the information you really need to know.

Download: Ensuring your retirement plan will succeed - Duggan Matthews (PDF | 119 KB)

TOP MARKS FOR THE SCHOOLS FUND - LALA STEYN

The results of partnering with school operators who are committed to providing access to affordable quality education speak for themselves.

Download: Top marks for the schools fund - Lala Steyn (PDF | 117 KB)

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