Five lessons for investing in uncertain times

Five lessons for investing in uncertain times By Tim Acker and Morgan Housel With 2024 being an election year for almost half the world’s population, including South Africa, the US and the UK, many investors are worried about what the future holds and how it will...

How to set SMART money resolutions

How to set SMART money resolutions By Nomi Bodlani, Head of Direct Clients for Allan Gray Many South Africans make money resolutions at the start of the year. But come mid-year, when the optimism of the new year has faded, seeing through these goals may become tough,...

Morningstar Market Summary for January 2024

Market and Economic Summary Global developed markets produced a volatile and varied performance in January, with Japan, the US and parts of Europe producing strong returns, while emerging markets lagged. Japan produced a strong performance this month, with the Nikkei...

Morningstar Market Summary for December 2023

Market and Economic Summary Global markets finished the year with a robust December performance, fuelled by a dovish stance from central banks, signalling a potential halt to interest rate hikes and the prospect of rate cuts in 2024. The shift in central banks’...

Your year-end-to-do list

Your year-end-to-do list By Debra Slabber, Director: Portfolio Specialist, Morningstar South Africa The end of 2023 is fast approaching and with it, a sigh of relief. It was another volatile year where politics and economics continuously toyed with our emotions. There...