As the dust settles - four themes for 2018 by Nic Andrew, Head of Nedgroup Investments

I always find the December-holiday braai scene to be a good gauge of what is on everyone’s minds. I have noted four clear and recurrent themes which I believe have set the scene for the start of 2018.

Time to read: 4 min

End of an era by JP Landman, Political analyst

The title of this piece is an apt summary. It is certainly the beginning of the end of a long nightmare.

Time to read: 7 min

Rattling the cage – Changing the view on su... by Peter Willis , Senior Associate and former Regional Director of the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

The corporate and financial world has been operating under a misguided timeline of short-term versus long-term that cannot be sustainable.

Time to read: 3 min

Are Money Market funds too good to be true? by Sean Segar , Head of Product - Cash Solutions

We are often asked by prospective users of the Nedgroup Investments money market fund range how it is possible for us to achieve the yields of a fixed deposit with the access of a call account. “It sounds too good to be true. Where is the catch?”

Time to read: 7 min

Investing offshore versus investing in offs... by Seugnet de Villiers, Investment Analyst

Weak economic conditions and political instability has almost become the new normal in South Africa. Luckily, 2017 ended on a very positive note with the orderly election of Cyril Ramaphosa as the new ANC president and the Rand responded well to this news strengthening almost 10% in December.

Time to read: 9 min