GIVING BACK

At Southwood Financial Planning we are continually making a conscious effort to reduce our carbon footprint and strive to support our local community. Many of you already know that we are proud sponsors of the Sparrow Society, whose mission is to “Change the world one...

Update on market and economic developments – February 2017

Local Markets: In local currency, SA Bonds 0.7%, SA Equities -3.1%, Listed Property -0.4% and cash returned 0.6%. Sector returns: Industrials -1.6%, Resources -9.9% and Financials 0.2%. Exchange Rates: The Rand appreciated against the US Dollar by 2.6%, the Euro by...

FUTURE PREDICTIONS: By Robert M Goldman

In 1998, Kodak had 170,000 employees and sold 85% of all photo paper worldwide. Within just a few years, their business model disappeared and they went bankrupt. What happened to Kodak will happen in a lot of industries in the next 10 years – and most people...

FUNDS ON FRIDAY – by Glacier Research

US politics to change the shape of global growth? The outlook for asset markets… By Sean Ashton, Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager and Blake Allen, Global Strategist, both of Anchor Capital Asset Management The current moment in global markets is...