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Fundamentals Q2 – There is light at the end of the tunnel

29 Apr 2020
The Quarter 2 edition of Fundamentals, our thought leadership newsletter, is now available.

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 In this edition:

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 (PDF | 96 KB)

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 (PDF | 564 KB)

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.

Download: Stable returns in an unstable environment (PDF | 484 KB)

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.

Download: Esg investment solutions offer resilience in times of extreme volatility (PDF | 296 KB)

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.

Download: Unearthing quality information with artificial intelligence (PDF | 606 KB)

 

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ESG RESEARCH INTEGRATION LESSONS FROM GLENCORE AND STEINHOFF - MERYL PICK 

ESG research has cast a spotlight on unquantifiable risks that need to be considered when constructing portfolios.

Download: ESG research integration lessons from glencore and steinhoff - Meryl Pick (PDF | 1 MB)

ESG RESEARCH INTEGRATION LESSONS FROM GLENCORE AND STEINHOFF - MERYL PICK 

ESG research has cast a spotlight on unquantifiable risks that need to be considered when constructing portfolios.

Download: ESG research integration lessons from glencore and steinhoff - Meryl Pick (PDF | 1 MB)

ESG RESEARCH INTEGRATION LESSONS FROM GLENCORE AND STEINHOFF - MERYL PICK 

ESG research has cast a spotlight on unquantifiable risks that need to be considered when constructing portfolios.

Download: ESG research integration lessons from glencore and steinhoff - Meryl Pick (PDF | 1 MB)

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