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A case for precious metals

According to Michael Mgwaba, Head of Exchange Traded Products at ABSA, traditional asset classes have historically helped advisors achieve satisfactory results in portfolio construction for their clients; however, our view is that there is time to consider inclusion of precious metals for the retail clients to improve risk adjusted returns. 
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Shaping the future of investment management and advice, today

Momentum Investments’ Research Hive is a purposefully created hub of research and innovation activity dedicated to advancing the worlds of effective investment management and advice for both the business and our clients writes Eugene Botha, Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Momentum.
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Consider the pros and cons of life and living annuities

Kenny Meiring, an Investment, Retirement and Estates Planning specialist, considers the pros and cons of life and living annuities.
Using hedge funds to harness the power of compounding

Using hedge funds to harness the power of compounding

The magic of compounding, as it relates to long-term investment returns, cannot be overstated writes James Corkin, Portfolio Manager, Steyn Capital Management.
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Could smaller companies have a bright spot despite a gloomy environment?

While it’s important to be mindful that investment performance can be hit by increasing the allocation to smaller companies too early, it’s prudent to ensure you have a seat at the table to avoid missing out on small-cap performance, which often arrives suddenly writes Nkosi Kondi, Country Head South Africa, Schroders.

Transformation through inclusive approaches to internships

The Independent Financial Advisor (IFA) internship seeks to build a pipeline of young black talent into the IFA space according to Alicia Davids, CEO of ASISA Academy.
Kim Potgieter CFP®, Director, Chartered Wealth Solutions, ICF Professional Certified Coach, New Money Story® Mentor Coach, Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator

Unleashing client success: the power of value-based conversations

Kim Potgieter CFP®, Chartered Wealth Solutions, states that understanding clients' core values in financial planning is crucial and can lead to providing your clients with long-term financial well-being.
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Corporate governance: a compliance or business issue?

Anton Swanepoel, Trusted Advisor, spotlights corporate governance as an integral factor in the Conduct of Financial Institutions (COFI) Bill.
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Cybersecurity: building awareness and resilience in an ever more complex technology landscape

Robyn Clay shares her view on cybercrime and security and its affects on advisory practices as the Director of Link Tank.
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Portfolio implications of JSE de-listings

Sean Neethling, Head of Investments at Morningstar South Africa, debates Market Concentration and Investment Portfolios implication associated with JSE de-listings.