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Mindful of risk

By Nadia van der Merwe on 28 Oct 2019

Uncertain times may cause investors to shy away from risk. While it is important to be mindful of risk and understand the risks you are taking on when...

Investors need to block out 'noise' ahead of elections

By Rob Formby on 06 May 2019

It is understandable for investors to feel jittery in the run-up to the national elections, but giving too much air time to market noise is never a good idea...

Stable Fund: Are we meeting our objectives?

By Stephan Bernard and Radhesen Naidoo on 29 Apr 2019

The investment environment over the last few years has been particularly challenging, causing the Stable Fund’s return to be more volatile than it has been...

Orbis: Key detractors from recent performance

By Radhesen Naidoo on 08 Mar 2019

Periods of underperformance are stressful and disappointing, and while they are an expected part of the investment cycle for us as a contrarian manager, we...

The dash for cash

By Duncan Artus and Nathan Wridgway on 28 Feb 2019

The end of the calendar year often leads to reflection on how one’s investments have performed. Many savers are questioning the wisdom of investing in South...

Orbis: Positioning portfolios for long-term performance

By William Gray on 25 Jan 2019

William Gray, from our offshore partner, Orbis, reviews Orbis’s recent performance and discusses their investment approach in the current environment.

High correlations present challenges

By Seema Dala and Chris du Toit on 31 Mar 2012

Actively managed funds, including the Orbis Global Equity Fund, have struggled to outperform the market over the past year. Actively managed funds are able t...

It is the price you pay that counts, not the headlines

By Andrew Lapping on 31 Dec 2011

People enjoy stories; they are fun. This is true in all facets of life, including investing. Investors often have stories to tell about individual equities,...

The offshore conundrum

By Chris du Toit on 31 Mar 2011

A question often asked of us is: 'How much should I invest offshore?' This question has a different answer for each person. Another, perhaps more important,...

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