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BUSINESS UNUSUAL IN THE WAKE OF A PANDEMIC - TEBOGO NALEDI
There is no doubt that the pandemic will test our collective resolve, we are confident that this experience will make South Africa stronger as a nation.
Download: A message from the director of institutional business
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THE COVID-19 CRISIS: THERE IS LIGHT AT THE END OF THE ECONOMIC TUNNEL - JOHANN ELS
The unprecedented stoppage in global activity amid the lockdowns due to COVID-19 could lead to the weakest global growth ever seen.
Download: The covid-19 crisis: there is light at the end of the economic tunnel
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STABLE RETURNS IN AN UNSTABLE ENVIRONMENT - HANNO NIEHAUS & ZIYAAD PARKER
Key to strategy design is that the fund is sheltered from downside risk by blending assets appropriately to reduce risk.
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ESG INVESTMENT SOLUTIONS OFFER RESILIENCE IN TIMES OF EXTREME VOLATILITY- ANELISA BALFOUR & FAWAZ FAKIER & BERNISHA LALA
ESG integration info fund management will enhance the risk and return profile and aid investors in reaching both the social and financial objectives over the long term.
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RESPONSIBLE INVESTING DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS: SEEKING OPPORTUNITY THROUGH AN ESG LENS - JON DUNCAN
Asset managers can capture the ‘green economy’ opportunities which are best placed to weather this storm in the long term.
Download: Responsible investing during covid-19 crisis: seeking opportunity through an esg lens (PDF | 463 KB)
IMPACTFUL RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENTS ARE USEFUL PORTFOLIO DIVERSIFIERS - VUYO NTOI
Renewable energy offers a combination of diversification benefits while creating a positive impact on society and the environment.
Download: Impactful renewable energy investments are useful portfolio diversifiers (PDF | 363 KB)
UNEARTHING QUALITY INFORMATION WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE - HYWEL GEORGE
An optimal solution lies in the resources available – humans plus AI – in extracting quality information from raw data.
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