Monthly Wrap for July 2019
Key Takeaways – Market Developments SA equities, as proxied by the FTSE/JSE All Share Index, gave back 2.4% on a total return basis, despite a marginal gain in global equities. Domestic sentiment was weighed downby banks, life insurers, as well as Eskom’s bailout plans and dismal financial results. SA bonds lost 0.7% as the benchmark R186 bond yield
On the road: the best road trips for the long weekend season
It’s that time of year coming up again when the public holidays flow thick and fast for South Africa. With a country as beautiful as ours, the ideal solution could be a road trip.
Teach your children well
It’s an overwhelming feeling most of us recall vividly – that first job, the first month of rent to pay and the exhilarating yet terrifying knowledge that we have to keep ourselves alive for the rest of the month for the very first time.