Markets are walking on eggshells as the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), first reported from Wuhan, China in late December 2019, is wreaking economic havoc. Data from the world’s second largest economy shows a plunge in business activity in the last month, including massive declines in passenger traffic, electricity generation, shipping volumes and real estate...
CE Adrian Saville participates in a Classic FM panel discussion on third quarter strategy, looking at key factors that could affect retail investors https://youtu.be/ADIbDOF07Ko
CIO Samantha Steyn comments on Woolworths’ anticipated first full-year loss in 16 years as local sales fell and its Australian adventure haunts the group read more
CE Dr Adrian Saville joins a CNBC Africa panel discussion on the pro’s and con’s of Chinese economic influence in Africa, and the West’s concerns of competition for trade... https://youtu.be/E4k3wYyUsvA
CE Dr Adrian Saville talks to Bruce Whitfield on Radio 702 offering lessons and principles for South Africa from Costa Rica’s transformation https://youtu.be/cS68xRK0aHk
CE Dr Adrian Saville comments on recent corporate scandals: “A management team with skin in the game doesn’t… buy you immunity from fraud… There’s a whole... read more
CE Dr Adrian Saville discusses Cannon Asset Managers’ Global Champions Portfolio with Simon Brown on Business Day TV: “good business + good price = good investment” https://youtu.be/Bk76HhT8Mf4
In the face of recent criticism of regulators, CE Adrian Saville comments on the slippery slope for regulators when it comes to taking a more interventionist role read more
CE Adrian Saville talks to Radio 702 on how escalating trade tensions and tariffs will impact South African trade read more
SA’s troubled economy received a further blow yesterday when it was reported that business confidence had fallen sharply in the second quarter read more
Looking at GDP from the production side of the economy: At the headline level, the numbers make for worrying reading with the SA economy contracting by 2.2% over the first quarter on an annualised, seasonally adjusted basis, and rising by a modest 0.8% for the year to...
Cyril Ramaphosa’s policies, introduced in the run-up to the ANC election at the end of 2017, targeted 3% growth in gross domestic product (GDP) by as soon as the end of 2018, with the suggestion that successful policy implementation could see annual economic growth...