Market Commentary: January 2020

Market Commentary: January 2020 Here are this month’s highlights: The South African Reserve Bank reduces interest rates; local equity suffered the effects of the coronavirus outbreak as did the property sector which experienced persistent downward selling pressure and...

Market Commentary: December 2019

Market Commentary: December 2019 Here are this month’s highlights: Inflation is expected to remain the same going into 2020. However, consumers can expect increasing electricity, water and fuel prices in the new year. Local bond markets ticked up and local equities...

Market Commentary: November 2019

Here are this month’s highlights:  South African assets struggled in November, underperforming global peers. Sentiment regarding trade talks swung between optimism and concern: A ‘Phase One’ trade deal seemed imminent after China promised improved policing of...

Market Commentary: November 2019

Here are this month’s highlights:  South African assets struggled in November, underperforming global peers. Sentiment regarding trade talks swung between optimism and concern: A ‘Phase One’ trade deal seemed imminent after China promised improved policing of...

Market Commentary: October 2019

Here are this month’s highlights: Global equity markets were boosted by easing trade tensions between the US and China, as the two countries reached an interim trade-deal at month-end. Renewed risk-appetite saw emerging markets outperform developed peers, and global...

Private Equity Investment Guide and Market Study

The Private Equity Investment Guide and Market Study was launched in October 2019 by the East African and Venture Capital Association (EAVCA), Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSD Africa) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC). RisCura served as the...

Market Commentary: September 2019

Here are this month’s highlights: South African assets struggled during September, with Cash proving one of the better performing local investments. Local equities had a lacklustre month, but notable company news included the listing of Naspers spin-off Prosus....