Weekly Report: 21 April 2020

Weekly Report: 21 April 2020

IN THIS WEEK’S BOTTOM LINE CONTRIBUTED BY GIELIE FOURIE| OVERBERG ASSET MANAGEMENT Pres Cyril Ramaphosa’s response to the threat of the coronavirus was quick, courageous, and presidential. He acted like a statesman. Some world leaders failed dismally. World leaders...
ARE WE WITNESSING THE AWAKENING OF A NEW WORLD ORDER?

ARE WE WITNESSING THE AWAKENING OF A NEW WORLD ORDER?

Forbes @10.  By Khuloud Al Omian The COVID-19, or coronavirus, pandemic has revealed many weaknesses in the global system. Despite our accumulated experience in crisis management, this virus has been able to isolate us all in our homes. The question now is: will it...
Uncertainty is the enemy

Uncertainty is the enemy

SA downgraded to “junk status” CONTRIBUTED BY Shawn Phillips, Research & Investment Analyst at Glacier by Sanlam A lot has been said in the media over the last few weeks regarding the possibility of whether South Africa (SA) would be downgraded to “junk status” by...
Risk-adjusted strategy for economic activity

Risk-adjusted strategy for economic activity

WHAT WE KNOW There is early evidence that the full national lockdown imposed since 26 March 2020 has successfully limited the spread of the coronavirus. However, there are serious risks associated with lifting lockdown restrictions too soon, or in an unsystematic and...