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Morningstar Market Overview, December 2020

Global markets continued to climb higher in December, supported by the start of Covid-19 vaccinations in many countries, despite concerns around an increase in infection rates as well as the...

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Morningstar Market Overview, October 2020

Global equity markets continued to come under pressure in October, weighed down by increasing Covid-19 infections in Europe and the US, with many countries across Europe reintroducing lockdown measures. Markets...

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Spring clean your finances – easy steps to get you started

In South Africa, 1 September is known as Spring Day, signalling the approaching change in season from winter to summer. This time of year is known to act as a trigger...

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Gold – a safe haven, or too hot to handle?

Financial market moves in 2020 can best be described with one word – unprecedented. Equity markets experienced one of the sharpest and speediest declines in the first quarter of 2020, only to recover...

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Investing globally – What can we expect from the next decade

At Morningstar, we follow a valuation-driven investment approach, which means we invest in assets we find attractively priced and avoid those areas we believe are overvalued. We are positioned to...

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What to do with your money amid S.A. economic pessimism and the worry of prescribed assets

South African investors have had no shortage of challenges over the past decade. Going into 2020, we were all hopeful that this was going to be the year we would turn...

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You can’t predict but you can prepare

As we emerge from the stringent lockdown restrictions of the past 100 plus days, many of us are now facing a world that looks quite different from what we were used...

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A message from Morningstar: “Stay the course”

It has been a challenging battle for returns over the last three years for South African investors. 

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Comment from Our Partner Morningstar

The decision to 'reshuffle' the cabinet is claimed to bring 'radical' change to the South African political system and in doing so, facilitate policies designed to boost the growth of...

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