South Africa saw the rand improve after hitting an all-time low on Monday, but the mid-term economic future is causing unrest for investors. Summary: South Africa’s economy looking at an unstable year with slow growth in China impacting foreign markets Since December the rand has weakened by 18% following the firing of South Africa’s Finance… Read more »
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2016 brings continued woe for South Africa’s currency in response to uncertainty in a number of key global markets. Summary: South Africa’s rand fell to a new record low against the dollar on Thursday The effects of volatile global markets look set to continue the rand’s slide in 2016 Will the country’s investor community look… Read more »
How does a 0.25% interest rate rise from the Federal Reserve affect property investment across the world? Today (December 16th) the world embarked on its next economic cycle. Janet Yellen and the rest of the FOMC have deemed the US economy to be strong enough to enter a hiking cycle. The repercussions of this decision… Read more »
South African investors are seeking solace in sterling’s stability as the US Federal Reserve prepares to raise rates.
The decision to raise interest rates in the US could have a significant impact on future investment decisions in South Africa.
As economic woes start to affect the domestic housing market, more South Africans will rush to secure stable UK property assets.
In this week’s Sunday Investor, we explain why UK real estate can offer relief to the world’s investors currently weathering the recent equities fallout
South African ShopRite owner Christo Weise believes there are many parallels between his own domestic market and the UK market