Economist: ‘The election result was a shock to investors’

Citywire South Africa speaks to six investment professionals about the 2024 elections results and the coalitions that could emerge to govern.

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Dis-Chem Acquires 50% Stake in OneSpark for R155.9 Million in Strategic Healthcare Deal

This article delves into the details, rationale, and implications of this transaction, which marks a notable development in the intersection of healthcare and financial services.

3min read

Why the definition of risk matters for fixed income investors 

The definition of risk significantly influences both the outcome investors are most likely to experience and the probability of whether that outcome is aligned to the objectives they set out to achieve, over a given time period. For investors, the burning question at the heart of their dilemma as they seek to balance risk and return is whether their hard-earned savings are safe.

Lyle Sankar, Head of Income at PSG Asset Management tells us why he believes the Sharpe ratio to be flawed in meeting the three core client objectives.  6min read

Definition according to SimFin

The Sharpe Ratio, named after Nobel Laureate William F. Sharpe, is a measure that helps investors understand the return of an investment compared to its risk. It is the average return earned in excess of the risk-free rate per unit of volatility or total risk.