Investments

Bovest Investment Outlook and Performance

The beginning of the Pandemic lockdown feels like ages ago and we are getting used (or frustrated) to the new normal. The initial Pandemic panic during March had a massive sell off in a  the World’s financial markets. Most governments implemented harsh economic lockdown measures, restricted economic activity and the movements of citizens. This sell …

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Tax Reduction strategies to help your portfolio during a crisis.

During times of crisis, as with Covid – 19, there will be a lot of fluctuations in the markets and will directly influence your investment returns. Rather than to panic during times like these, it is important to focus on your long term financial goals and on what you can control. While you can’t control …

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Short-term Losses – Should you be worried?

Given the recent global sell-offs in equity surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, a massive amount of investors found themselves in a bit of a predicament. It is more important than ever to understand why your savings might have slumped and what you can do to mitigate these type of risks while understanding the time horizons and …

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Saving for Emergencies in light of the National Lockdown

With President Cyril Ramaphosa announcing the national lockdown effective from  27 March 2020, emergency funds will become more important than ever for the larger part of our population. The government can’t afford to fund every individual and those incentives do not apply to everyone.  The  rainy day fund or the “short-term emergencies liquidity jar” for …

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Onsekere Tye: Hoe word my welvaart hierdeur geraak?

Moody’s se Afgradering Moody’s het Suid-Afrika (SA) afgegradeer van Baa3 na Ba1 met ‘n negatiewe uitkyk, SA is nou as junk gegradeer deur al die belangrikste graderings agentskappe. Hierdeur het SA nou sy plek verloor in die World Government Bond Index (WGBI) met die moontlikheid dat tussen R80bn tot R120bn se effekte (bonds) deur buitelandse …

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Hoe raak die Coronavirus en die Ekonomiese Ressesie jou Welvaart?

Wie sou ‘n maand gelede kon voorspel dat die mees beskikbare vliegtuigsitplekke tans op vliegtuie na China sou wees. Niemand wil na China vlieg nie agv die gesondheids gevaar wat die Caronavirus inhou! Asof hierdie onvoorsiene gesondheids gevaar nie alleen ons ekonomie strem nie , wys die nuutste GDP syfers dat die Suid Afrikaanse ekonomie …

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