Economy under pressure – jobs needed to grow

Latest inflation figures released The latest inflation data shows that South African consumers are likely to experience more pressure. Food inflation increased from 7% in January to 11.5% in July. On the positive side, Statistics South Africa indicated that the retail sector improved marginally, however still not as much as is needed to grow the economy.…

Investment advice

Invest for growth amid uncertainty (video)

How can we invest for growth amid times of uncertainty. A market update and advice from Floris Slabbert on Groot FM. As we predicted last week, South Africa’ credit rating was not downgraded by Standard and Poor’s- what does this mean for investors? After Friday’s announcement, the rand traded 4% higher against the US dollar,…